Monthly Archives: June 2014

Do As I Say…

Historic low rent guidelines of 1 and 2.75 percent for one and two year renewal leases were approved Monday night, as previously reported. Mayor deBlasio said he was disappointed that the one year guideline was not zero, but apparently has … Continue reading

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Historic Low

The Rent Guidelines Board last night approved a 1 percent increase for one year renewal leases and 2.75 percent for two year leases effective October 1st. It was the lowest one year guideline in the history of rent stabilization and … Continue reading

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Mid-rise for East New York?

More insights into the City’s plan for rezoning East New York and the template for other neighborhood rezonings for housing development were reported this week…and the plan seems to be more mid-rise than high rise as maximum density is sacrificed … Continue reading

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Dozens Turn Out..No Press on Rents

The City Rent Guidelines Board held its first public hearing on a possible 0 percent guideline last night in the Bronx and a few dozen tenants showed up. It did not get much press, but cable television news had a … Continue reading

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Sometimes it works

Sometimes things just work. City Councilman Jimmy Vacca introduced a bill to required the Department of Design and Construction to provide residents and businesses 72 hours notice of any City construction that would disrupt traffic, parking,  or access; or sewer, … Continue reading

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