On Wednesday, May 5th, the Rent Guidelines Board will take a preliminary vote on lease renewal rent increases at the Great Hall at Cooper Union (7 E. 7th St.) at a meeting from 5:30 – 9:30 pm. There will be a 5 pm press conference outside Cooper Union. On Thursday, June 17th, they will hold a public hearing from 10 am – 6 pm at the Great Hall of Cooper Union, and on Thursday, June 24th, they will do the final vote (5:30 – 9:30 pm). Tenants are urged to attend these public meetings and hearings. We strongly encourage you to present testimony as well.