Thursday, September 12, 2019

McKee's Media, 9/12/2019



Tenants' PAC

ARTICLES OF INTEREST TO TENANT ADVOCATES:

OPTING INTO RENT STABILIZATION (ETPA)
Hudson Valley One: Kingston first upstate city 

WAREHOUSING and OTHER 
RESISTANCE TO NEW LAW

DHCR Goofs Then Corrects 

OTHER STATES PASSING RENT LAWS

TENANTS FIGHT BACK
Claudia Irizarry Aponte: Sunset Park tenants sue to 
compel restoration of building months after devastating 
fire left them homeless (The City)

State housing agency posts summary of new rent laws and lease rider

The New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), which oversees the rent laws, has posted  on its website: 

So far, Stellar has been renewing stabilized leases using the OLD rent rider.  The new one will be binding since that goes along with the 2019 changes in the rent laws.  This rider also shows how market tenants trying to get back into rent stabilization can calculate what their stabilized rents would be.