The Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) froze rents for one-year leases the past two years.
Tonight, the RGB will take a preliminary vote on the new rates in the Great Hall at Cooper Union at 7. There will be five public hearings before the final vote on June 27.
Expect some debate. Via this Facebook invite:
The Rent Justice Coalition is bringing Tenants from across the City together to make our voices heard! RENTS ARE STILL TOO HIGH and RGB must change that!!! RGB will VOTE on Preliminary Rent Adjustments for 2017-19.
Rally at 6pm
Doors open at 6:30pm
The RGB does not set the rent increase for vacancy leases, rent-controlled apartments, unregulated apartments or subsidized housing.
The RGB voted to recommend a 1 to 3 percent increase on 1-year leases, and a 2 to 4 percent increase on 2-year leases, according to ABC-7.