Under Rent Stabilization This Apartment Will Stay Like This

For Years

The system doesn't make sense

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The Problem

50 years and countless revisions later – Has the rent stabilization law actually achieved any of its objectives for New York City?

Provide affordable housing to tenants who actually need it? No
Reduce the housing crisis? No
Improve socio-economic & racial diversity? No
The Solution

We’re challenging the constitutionality of the New York Rent Stabilization Law (RSL) to ensure a more sensible framework in the future.

Reforming the Rent Stabilization System Will:

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In the News

The Wall Street Journal Appeals Court Voices Skepticism of Challenge to New York Rent Regulations

Landlords seek to improve their legal position while city officials and affordable-housing advocates say the law has long been on their side

Federalist Society Litigation Update: New York's "Rent Stabilization Act"

Does New York’s “rent stabilization” law violate the federal Constitution?

NY Daily News Why we’re fighting rent laws in court

One of the miracles of New York is the strong backbone of community small building owners have built across the city over the past few decades.

Community Housing Improvement Program

Who we are:

We’re an association of about 4,000 responsible owners and managers of 400,000 rent-stabilized properties across all five New York City boroughs.

What we do:

Empower property owners to provide quality, affordable housing, build thriving communities, and employ tens of thousands New Yorkers, both directly and indirectly through their small businesses.

What drives us:

Our members are long-term property-holders who are deeply invested in the communities where they live and work. At CHIP, we envision a cycle of pride for New York housing: building owners can be free to provide housing they’re proud of to residents who are proud to live there.

Rent Stabilization Association of New York City, Inc.

Who we are:

We’re the voice of New York City’s building owners. We’re the largest trade association in NYC exclusively dedicated to protecting and service the interests of the residential housing industry.

What we do:

RSA represents 25,000 property owners & agents responsible for approximately one million rent-stabilized units of housing. RSA’s members range from owners of one, small family buildings to large multi-family complexes, co-ops and condos.

What drives us:

At RSA, we work hard each day to be the fiercest ally for building owners, offering protection for bureaucratic overreach and compliance hurdles.