The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor de Blasio today called for a rent freeze for 2.3 million tenants in nearly 1 million rent-stabilized units across the City amid the COVID-19 epidemic. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Senator’s Bill Will Extend Time To Report Rent Overcharge

Harlem state senator wants to give New Yorkers living in rent-regulated housing more time to report illegal rent hikes to state officials, according to recently-introduced legislation. Continue Reading →


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Proposed Increases To Rent Stabilized Leases Public Meeting In Harlem

The Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) has proposed a 1-year increase of .75 to 2.75 percent, and a 2-year increase of 1.75 to 3.75 percent, for rent stabilized leases across NYC. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Council Member Mark Levine Statement on Rent Freeze Court Ruling

Following the decision made today by the New York State Supreme Court regarding the Rent Stabilization Association’s lawsuit against the Rent Guidelines Board, New York City Harlem Council Member Mark Levine released the following statement: Continue Reading →


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Fixed Income Tenant ‘Might Have To Leave’ Harlem

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After decades working in finance, Jean Covington hoped to spend her retirement in her Harlem neighborhood volunteering in the community she loves. Continue Reading →


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