Posts Tagged ‘Rent Law’

SRO Bill Misguided

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To The Editor: This bill (“Lawmakers Move To Close Hotel Loophole,” July 1) is grossly misdirected. It will not help to provide affordable housing because no landlord in his right mind would rent a single-room-occupancy unit to a permanent tenant for $300 to $400 a month, to include legally mandated hotel services such as linen [&hellip
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ALBANY MOVES ON RENT LAW

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

The Assembly passed the first broad package of bills revising the state’s rent regulation laws last week. Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal drafted a bill hat would lift the $2,000 cap on protecting rent regulated apartments. Currently, landlords can remove apartments from rent regulation if the rent is $2,000 or more a month, and then rent [&hellip
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