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New York State
Emergency Housing Rent Control Law of 1946*
As the federal rent control laws expired, the N.Y.S. Legislature recognized the continued housing problems posed by disruptive practices and abnormal conditions. Such an environment, if unregulated, could lead to serious threats to the public health, safety and general welfare. Thus the Legislature decided to implement a rent control scheme as well as establish a temporary state housing rent commission.
Local Emergency Housing Rent Control Act of 1962
Under this law, the authority to regulate and administer rent control was transferred from the N.Y.S. government to the N.Y.C. government.
Rent Stabilization Law of 1969
As rents were rising sharply, the legislature implemented RSL to ensure landlords could not raise rents so fast, and had to renew tenant's leases.
Omnibus Housing Act of 1983*
Extends, and amends, the 1974 Tenant Protection Act.
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Provided for "rent stabilization in various municipalities in Nassau, Rockland and Westchester counties predicated on a continuing housing emergency (i.e., vacancy rate less than 5%), amended the N.Y.C. Rent Stabilization Law, and ended the 1971 vacancy decontrol of rent stabilized units."
N.Y.C. Rent Act of 2015
N.Y. Senate - Assembly (June 25, 2015)
MCH: Statutory Rights of Residential Tenants in New York
Summary of the basic statutory rights of residential tenants throughout N.Y.S.
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New York City
N.Y.C. Administrative Code § 26-501 Rent Stabilization*
Regulation adopted by the N.Y.C. Council. Provides the statutory authority for rent stabilization in N.Y.C.
N.Y.C. Administrative Code § 26-401 Rent Control*
Regulation adopted by N.Y.C. Council. Provides statutory authority for rent control in N.Y.C.
9 NYCRR parts 2200-2211
PART 2200 SCOPE
PART 2201 MAXIMUM RENTS
PART 2202 ADJUSTMENTS; DETERMINATION OF RENTS AND SERVICES
PART 2203 REGISTRATION AND RECORDS
PART 2204 EVICTIONS
PART 2205 PROHIBITIONS
PART 2206 ENFORCEMENT
PART 2207 PROCEEDINGS BEFORE DISTRICT RENT ADMINISTRATOR
PART 2208 ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
PART 2209 MISCELLANEOUS PROCEDURAL MATTERS
PART 2210 HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS COVERED BY TITLE YY OF NEW YORK CITY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
PART 2211 PROCEDURES FOR HIGH INCOME RENT DECONTROL
N.Y.C. Rent Stabilization Code 19 NYCRR Parts 2520-2530
Title 9. Executive Department Subtitle S. Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Chapter VIII. Rent Stabilization Regulations
Subchapter B. Rent Stabilization Code
2015 New Rent Regulations
N.Y.C. new rent laws and reforms.
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