Find out how much rent can increase in rent stabilized apartments, lofts & hotels
On June 27, 2017, the NYC Rent Guidelines Board adopted renewal lease guidelines for rent stabilized apartments, lofts and hotels effective October 1, 2017.
may view and download the Orders and Explanatory Statements detailing the recently enacted, current and previously issued guidelines for apartments, lofts and hotels in
Guidelines section of our website.
Videos of all 2017 (and earlier) RGB public meetings, including the preliminary vote; final vote; and public hearings, are available from links on our Meetings page.
The NYC Rent Guidelines Board offers email notices of upcoming meetings and hearings. To subscribe to our notices, visit the NYC.gov Email Updates page and select the "NYC Rent Guidelines Board Announcements" newsletter. If you have previously signed up for NYC.gov emails and wish to subscribe to RGB Announcements, or wish to unsubscribe, visit the NYC.gov Unsubscribe/Modify page instead.
Read the research
reports that the RGB uses to determine the
NYC Rent Guidelines Board annually
prepares six research studies:
and Expense Study
Index of Operating Costs
and Affordability Study
to the Rent Stabilized Housing Stock in NYC
- Housing Supply Report
All six reports for 2017 have been released, and may be read and
downloaded in the Housing
Research section of our website.
A great place to get answers
to the most frequently asked housing questions
Have a question? We may have the answer!
- How do I find an affordable apartment?
- Can I have a roommate?
- Can I get help paying my rent?
- May I break by lease?
- Is the rent I'm paying legal?
- How can I get something fixed in my apartment?
Answers to these and many other questions may be found
in the FAQ
section of the Housing
Resources section of our website.
Looking for an apartment in
NYC can be a challenge, but our online resources may
you're new to the Big Apple or a lifelong resident, the Apartment
Guide section of our website offers a wealth of useful
resources, including a top-ten list of important info,
apartment hunting links, what to know before you sign a
lease and much more.
NYC Affordable Housing Programs
The NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation & Development offers a wide variety of programs that create newly constructed or renovated affordable rental housing throughout the five boroughs. HPD and its partners use city subsidies and other financing tools to make these apartments affordable to low-, moderate-, and middle-income individuals and families.
site was last modified on October 4, 2017