Candidate Nixon Proposes Sweeping Overhaul of Rent Regulations
Democratic gubernatorial challenger Cynthia Nixon recently released her plan to overhaul rent regulations. Nixon is promising to work with state lawmakers to reclaim and protect all units that were removed from rent stabilization through vacancy decontrol. She is seeking to re-regulate all of the apartments that are still rentals and were lost as a result of vacancy decontrol.
In 2019, New York’s rent regulation laws are set to expire. Nixon points to five areas of focus for rent reform. She promises to work with lawmakers to: