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Rent Stabilization

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #1: Rent Control and Rent Stabilization

Policy Statements:

No. 89-7
Collection of Administrative Fees: Housing Accommodations Permanently Not Subject to the RSL or ETPA and Application Form

Opinion Letters:

November 29, 2006: COL-2140
Summary - Converting a Building to Less Than 6 Units

December 19, 2000: COL-1002
Summary - Exit Registrations for Deregulated Units

May 9, 1996: COL-9030
Summary - Erroneous Registrations do not Supersede Statute

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Rent Control - MBR/FUEL

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Policy Statements:

No. 90-1
Effect of Rent Reduction Orders on Maximum Base Rent (MBR) Increases

No. 91-3
Effects of Rent Reductions on Fuel Cost Passalong Adjustments

Forms:

  • RA-33.10 - Owner’s Report, Certification and Notice of Fuel Cost Adjustment Eligibility
    This form must be completed online.
    Fuel Cost Adjustment - Summary of Price Changes - 2015



  • MBR Application - 2016-17 Maximum Base Rent (MBR) Application

    Complete the 2016-17 Maximum Base Rent (MBR) Application online

    Includes:

    VC-2:
    Notice Re 2016-17 Maximum Base Rent (MBR ) Program (For Buildings With Rent Controlled Apartments)

    VC Instructions:
    Instructions for 2016-17 Maximum Base Rent Program
    Instructions for Violation Certification 2016-17 MBR Cycle

    VC :
    Violation Certification 2016-17 Maximum Base Rent
    Instruction Highlights for Violation Certification, 2016-17 MBR Cycle

    OMESC Instructions:
    Instructions for 2016-17 Operation and Maintenance and Essential Service Certification

    OMESC:
    Operation & Maintenance and Essential Services Certification 2016-17 Maximum Base Rents
    Schedule A
    2016-17 Maximum Base Rent

    OMESC Schedule:
    Rent Schedule of All Apartments for Operation & Maintenance and Essential Services Certification 2016-17 Maximum Base Rents


  • MBR Application - 2014-15 Maximum Base Rent (MBR) Application

    Complete the 2014-15 Maximum Base Rent (MBR) Application online

    Includes:

    VC-2:
    Notice Re 2014-15 Maximum Base Rent (MBR) Program (For Buildings with Rent Controlled Apartments)

    VC Instructions:
    Instructions for 2014-15 Maximum Base Rent Program
    Instructions for Violation Certification 2014-15 MBR Cycle

    VC:
    Violation Certification - 2014-15 Maximum Base Rent
    Instruction Highlights for Violation Certification, 2014-15 MBR Cycle

    OMESC Instructions:
    Instructions for 2014-15 Operation and Maintenance and Essential Services Certification

    OMESC:
    Operation & Maintenance and Essential Services Certification - 2014-15 Maximum Base Rents
    Schedule A
    2014-15 Maximum Base Rent

    OMESC Schedule:
    Rent Schedule of All Apartments for Operation & Maintenance and Essential Services Certification 2014-15 Maximum Base Rents


  • RA-94 MBR - Challenge Re: Maximum Base Rent Order
  • 2012-13 MBR application
  • RAC-2202.13 - Tenant Challenge To Owner's Report and Certification of Fuel Cost Adjustment (FCA)

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Overcharge

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #16: Collecting Overcharges in Rent Stabilized Apartments in New York City

Fact Sheet #26: Guide to Rent Increases for Rent Stabilized Apartments in New York City

Fact Sheet #31: Guide to Rent Increases for Rent Stabilized Apartments in Nassau County - [ PDF version ]

Fact Sheet #31a: Guide to Rent Increases for Rent Stabilized Apartments in Rockland County - [ PDF version ]

Fact Sheet #31b: Guide to Rent Increases for Rent Stabilized Apartments in Westchester County - [ PDF version ]

 

Policy Statements:

No. 89-2
Application of the Treble Damage Penalty

Opinion Letters:

Forms:

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Leases

FAQ's

Fact Sheets:

Opinion Letters:

October 18, 2005: COL-1906
Summary - Adding a Non-Spouse's Name to the Lease

September 9, 2003: COL-1552
Summary - NYC Pet Laws

December 31, 2002: COL-1416
Summary - Domestic Partnership Certificate and Succession

August 22, 2002: COL-1328
Summary - Third Party Checks

March 19, 2001: COL-1018
Summary - Rent Control Requirements

Forms:

 

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Services

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Policy Statements:

No. 96-1
Third Person Certification

Opinion Letters:

Forms:

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Succession

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #30: Succession Rights

Forms:

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MCI (Major Capital Improvements) / IAI (Individual Apartment Improvements)

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Policy Statements:

No. 90-10
Major Capital Improvements/Individual Apartment Improvements/Confirmation of Costs/Payments

No. 93-2
Definition of Room for Major Capital Improvements (MCI) Purposes

No. 96-1
Third Person Certification

Opinion Letters:

October 14, 1997: COL-425
Summary - How to Apply the 6% Rent Increase Cap

Forms:

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Special Rights Of Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #20: Special Rights of Disabled Persons

Fact Sheet #21: Special Rights of Senior Citizens

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Forms:

Instructions For Senior Citizen or Disability Rent Increase Exemption Application (Only for use by Nassau and Westchester county tenants)

Application For Senor Citizen or Disability Rent Increase Exemption (Only for use by Nassau and Westchester county tenants)

Reconsideration: Tax Abatement Order (Only for use by Nassau and Westchester county tenants)


High-Rent Vacancy Deregulation & High-Rent High-Income Deregulation

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #36: High-Rent Vacancy Deregulation and High-Rent High-Income Deregulation

Forms:

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Harassment

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #17: Harassment

Forms:

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Eviction

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #10: Eviction from an Apartment Based on Owner Occupancy

Fact Sheet #32: Eviction

Operational Bulletins:

No. 2009-1 (1.31 MB)
Procedures Pursuant to the Rent Stabilization Code for the Filing of an Owner's Application to Refuse to Renew Leases on the Grounds of Demolition Implementing Emergency Tenant Protection Regulations (Replaces Operational Bulletin 2002-1)

Opinion Letters:

May 23, 2000: COL-893
Summary - Corporations and Owner Occupancy

Forms:

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Miscellaneous Topics


Fire Damaged/Vacate Order Apartments

FAQ's:


Appealing an Order (PAR)

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #18: Appealing a Rent Administrator's Order: Petition for Administrative Review

Advisory Opinions:

No. 92-1
Amendments, Supplements, Extensions and Refiling of PARs

Policy Statements:

No. 91-5
Limitations on Filing Requests for Reconsideration of Orders Issued by Rent Administrators and/or the Commissioner

Forms:

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Electrical Conversion

Operational Bulletins:


Security Deposits

FAQ's:

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #9: Security Deposits

Opinion Letters:

February 1, 1994: COL-9007
Summary - Renewal Leases and Rent Reductions

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Subletting

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #7: Sublets, Assignments, and Illusory Tenancies

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Appliance Surcharges

FAQ's:

Operational Bulletins:

No. 2005-1
Surcharges for Tenant-installed Washing Machines, Dryers and Dishwashers - Implementing

Operational Bulletin 2005-1 Supplement No. 1
Surcharges for Tenant-installed Washing Machines, Dryers and Dishwashers - Implementing

Operational Bulletin 2005-1 Supplement No. 2
Surcharges for Tenant-installed Washing Machines, Dryers and Dishwashers - Implementing

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Air Conditioning

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet #27: Air Conditioners

Operational Bulletins:

No. 84-4: 29th Annual Update of Section B of Supplement No. 1 To Operational Bulletin 84-4 (Air Conditioners)

Opinion Letters:

December 1, 2006: COL-2097
Summary - Waiver of Surcharges

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Roommates

FAQ's:

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Last updated on 04/02/15