Tag: Housing


NEW YORK – In testimony to be given before the Rent Guidelines Board, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will once again call for a rent freeze for one year leases. In addition, since a freeze is not on the table for two year leases, the Speaker will call for at most a .5% increase.

As Speaker Mark-Viverito’s testimony states: “New York City is a city of renters.

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Council will also strengthen City services for runaway, homeless, and sexually exploited youth

City Hall – Today the City Council will vote on a modified version of the City’s Mandatory Inclusionary Housing and Zoning for Quality and Affordability plan. The Council will also vote on two bills related to City services for homeless, runaway, and sexually exploited youth.

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