RGB Public Notice Posted - Proposed Guidelines and How To Comment

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The NYC Rent Guidelines Board has posted the Notice of Public Hearings and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Rent Guidelines on our website. It features the proposed guidelines for rent stabilized apartments, lofts, and hotel units for leases renewing between 10/1/2019 and 9/30/2020. Visit this website to view the Public Notice.

The Public Notice includes proposed guidelines approved at the preliminary vote; details of the public hearings; and information on how to comment on the proposed guidelines.The RGB is now accepting written comments about the proposed guidelines. In addition, public testimony will be heard at four public hearings, to be held Tuesday, June 11 in the Bronx; Thursday, June 13 in Brooklyn; Tuesday, June 18 in Queens; and Thursday, June 20 in Manhattan.

Anyone who wants to comment on the proposed rule at a public hearing must sign up to speak. You can sign up before the hearing by calling 212-669-7480 and press 0 to register no later than 12:00pm one business day prior to the hearing.

You can also register at the hearing locations from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on June 11,13 and 20 and from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM on June 18. Further information on how to submit comments and testify are available in the Public Notice and on our website.Prior to the hearings, the next public RGB meeting will be held Thursday, May 16, when the final two annual RGB research reports, the 2019 Housing Supply Report and Changes to the Rent Stabilized Housing Stock in NYC in 2018, will be presented.

The Final Vote, when final guidelines will be adopted, will be held on Tuesday, June 25 at 7pm at The Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street, at corner of 3rd Avenue (basement).

Complete information about how to comment on the proposed guidelines as well as detailed information of upcoming meetings and hearings can be found at: http://nyc.gov/rgb

**If you would like your voice represented, but are not able to speak at the hearing, please email me (jnell@landlordsny.com) and we will gladly speak on your behalf and tell your story**

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