Governor Signs Sweeping Rent Reforms into Law

On June 14, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019. The governor has called the legislation “the most sweeping, aggressive protections in state history,” and it’s been described as the “strongest tenant protections in history” in a joint statement from Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. With Cuomo’s signature, all provisions of the law take effect immediately.

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