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After hundreds of tenants testified across the city about how rent increases are causing homelessness and displacement, the Rent Guidelines voted to increase rents by 1.5% for 1 year leases and 2.5% for 2 year leases. “As small as that 1.5% may appear, that adds up to money to where they are gonna have to […]
CASA Leader Carmen Vega-Rivera speaks out on the compounding permanent increases through Major Capital Improvements and the increases voted upon by the Rent Guidelines Board. “When you combine all that and then you add a one-year or two-year increase, you’re substantially impacting that family. I’m getting impacted. I worked my whole life as a professional,” said […]
Bronx tenants were out in force last night to tell the Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) not to increase rents! For over 5 hours, tenant after tenant shared how pressures of displacement are forcing them out of their homes and lining the pockets of their landlords. Tenants shared how Major Capital Improvements (MCIs), Individual Apartment Improvements (IAIs), […]