Rent Guidelines Board

New York City Approves Rent Increases for Regulated Apartments

New York Times, June 28, 2017

NYC Rent Guideline Board Votes To Hike Rents

CBS, June 28, 2017

Rent Guidelines Board Votes to Increase Rent for Rent-Stabilized Apartments (VIDEO)

NBC 4, June 28, 2017

Board Votes for Rent Increases for Tenants of City’s Rent-Stabilized Apartments (VIDEO)

NY 1, June 28, 2017

NYC rent board approves 1.25% increase after two-year freeze, tenants slam the decision

Daily News, June 27, 2017

Expectativa por la decisión de la Junta de Alquileres de Nueva York sobre contratos de renta controlada (VIDEO)

Univision, June 27, 2017

Tenants protest planned increases on rent-controlled New York City apartments (VIDEO)

ABC News 7, June 12, 2017

NYC Rent Guidelines Board should review tenants’ economic situations, judge rules

Daily News, March 28, 2017

Judge tosses lawsuit against year-long rent freezes

NY Post, March 28, 2017

Manhattan judge asked to determine if rent guidelines should be based on tenant affordability

Daily News, January 31, 2017

Inquilinos y caseros se enfrentan por congelamiento en los alquileres

El Diario, October 13, 2016

Rent Freeze Approved for 1 Year Rent Stabilized Leases, 2 Percent Increases Set for 2 Year Leases

AM New York, June 28, 2016

Rent Freeze Leaves Some Tenants and Owners Feeling Left Out in the Cold

Bedford and Bowery, June 28, 2016

Rent Guidelines Board Votes to Raise 2 Year Leases 2 Percent in NYC, Freeze for 1 Year Leases

ABC 7, June 28, 2016

Rent Guidelines Board Votes to Freeze Rents for One-Year Leases (VIDEO)

New York 1, June 27, 2016

For the Second Year Rents in Rent Stabilized Apartments in New York City Will Not Increase

New York Times, June 27, 2016

New York City Board Votes to Freeze Regulated Rents on One-Year Leases

The board that regulates rents for more than one million rent-stabilized apartments in New York City voted on Monday night for a freeze on one-year leases, an unprecedented move in its 46-year history.

New York Times June 29, 2015

Rent-Stabilized Apartments Get Rent Freeze for First Time in City’s History

Hundreds of tenants erupted into cheers Monday night after the Rent Guidelines Board voted for a rent freeze for the first time in NYC history, a decision that will affect roughly 1 million rent-stabilized residents in the city.
DNAinfo June 29, 2015

Bronx Tenants Pack Hearing on Rent Increases

Bronx 12 News, June 11, 2015

Rent Stabilized Tenants Renew Call for a Rent Freeze

The New York Times, April 29th, 2015

The Rent Hike Is Still Too Damn High

1% increase is no gift to tenants; data called for a freeze or rollback.

Daily News July 2, 2014

Bronx Tenants Bemoan Lack of Rent Freeze Despite Citywide Efforts

CASA Leaders Melida Martin, Shanequa Charles and Fitzroy Christian express their disappointment with the RGB and the impacts increases will have on tenants.

Daily News June 25, 2014

Landlords “Disappointed” That They Didn’t Get More Rent Increases

A behind the scenes look at the RGB’s members and how they ultimately cast their votes.

Gothamist June 25, 2014

Tenants Need A Rent Freeze, the RGB

A powerful and moving video by Maeve Cavadini highlighting the tenant movement and its’ unified demand for a rent freeze. Thousands of tenants came to the hearings and hundreds testified. And we built the foundation for a powerful and strong movement. Watch out RGB: We’ll be back better and stronger in 2015!

June 24, 2014

At Stake In Rent Fight: Does Democracy Work?

Despite little outreach by the RGB, its 2014 hearings displayed a surge of tenant interest. The vote on a rent freeze will say as much about democracy as it does about housing costs. Written by CASA Director of Organizing, Susanna Blankley!

City Limits June 18, 2014

Bronx Tenants Boo Landlords and Call for Rent Freeze at Raucous City Meeting

Full House at Hostos Community College in the Bronx for the Rent Guidelines Board public hearing. More than 100 tenants testified that they need a rent freeze.

New York Daily News June 13, 2014

CASA Interview on BronxNet

CASA Leader Evonne Capers and CASA Outreach Coordinator Enrique Colon, are so powerful and articulate on Bronx Net!

Bronx Net June 11, 2014

Freeze Pleas To Be heard at Rent Guidelines Board Hearing in the Bronx

CASA Leader Fitzroy Christian is quoted in a New York Daily News article on the RGB hearing regarding the rent freeze issue.

New York Daily News June 11, 2014

Hundreds of Bronx Tenants March to Demand Rent Freeze From Landlords

An amazing piece on Bronx 12 covering CASA’s march for a rent freeze!

Bronx News 12 June 7, 2014

With Rent Hike Battle Ahead, De Blasio Appoints Four New Members to Rent Guidelines Board

WSJ article featuring CASA Organizer Sheila Garcia and her appointment as a tenant representative to the RGB.

Wall Street Journal March 27, 2014