State Legislators Extend City's Rent Laws, Expand Tenant Protections

On June 24, 2011, New York State legislators passed new rent regulations codified in Chapter 97 of the Laws of 2011 (S-5856). Amid a push by Assembly Democrats and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to expand the law, the new laws call for a four-year extension of the existing regulations as well as changes that make it more difficult for owners to deregulate the city's one-million rent-stabilized apartments.

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