Rent control is the older of the two rent regulation systems in place in New York City. Today it covers only those tenants who live in buildings built before February 1, 1947 and who have lived in their apartments since July 1, 1971 (if the building has fewer than three units, since April 1, 1953), or a person who succeded an apartment who was in since then.
What is rent stabilization?
Rent-stabilized: Can I add my spouse to my rent-stabilized lease? Yes. If the apartment is rent-stabilized, you can ask the
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What is preferential rent? What is a “legal rent”? Preferential rent is any rent charged to a rent stabilized tenant that
Does my landlord have to offer me a renewal lease in a market-rate / unregulated apartment? Your landlord is not
What is a “preferential rent”? Many rent stabilized tenants pay a rent that is less than the rent the landlord
What are the current legal rent increases for rent-stabilized apartments? For rent-stabilized leases being renewed between October 1, 2020 and
Why are most tenants not usually allowed to break their leases? It comes as a surprise to many tenants that, in
The City Human Rights Law protects residents of most types of housing in New York City against discrimination. If you
Do I have the right to sublet my apartment? In New York City, tenants in privately-owned buildings of four or
How much of a security deposit is my landlord allowed to require? Regulated or unregulated the amount of a security
What apartments are rent-stabilized? Rent-stabilization applies to buildings that are privately-owned were built and occupied prior to 1974 had at
Which family members are eligible to succeed an apartment? The definition of a traditional family member eligible for succession
我是否擁有租賃繼承權？ 什麼是擁有租賃繼承權的非傳統的家庭成員？ 作為非傳統家庭成員如何證明“經濟互相依賴…