2012 RGB Public Hearings


The Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) has proposed a rent increase
of up to 4% per year and landlords are demanding even
higher “supplemental” increases. Turn-out for the hearings is
The RGB has voted for excessive rent increases unaffordable to
tenants (the 99%) throughout NYC–despite reports that document
that most landlords (the 1%) are doing quite well. Do you struggle
to get basic repairs? Is your landlord deregulating apartments to
charge “market” rents? Demand an end to unfair rent hikes.

Let Your Voice Be Heard at This Year’s Public Hearings!
Wednesday, June 13, 10:00AM- 6:00PM
CUNY-Hostos College, Repertory Theatre, 450 Grand Concourse,Bx
Monday, June 18, 4:00PM-10:00PM
Cooper Union, Great Hall,  7 East 7th Street
*RGB-Final Vote*
Thursday, June 21,  5:30PM-9:30PM
Cooper Hall, Great Hall, 7 East 7th Street
To sign up to speak, call the RGB at 212-385-2934, but first you should talk to us for talking points and tips on preparing for the hearings.


Travel directions to Manhattan Public Hearing & Final Vote ( MTA Transit Info at 718-330-1234):
Subway: “6” train to Astor Place or “R” train to East 8th Street and walk 1 block east to Cooper Union.
Bus: From south of E 8th St, take a cross town bus to Park Row or Bowery & change to “103 bus” uptown to E 8th St.
Bus: From north of E 8th St, take a cross town bus to Lexington Ave/3rd Ave. & take “101,102 or 103 bus” downtown to E 8th St.
Travel Directions to Bronx Public Hearing ( MTA Transit Info at 718-330-1234):
Subway: “2, 4, or 5” train to 149 Street and Grand Concourse, entrance to Hostos is 450 Grand Concourse at this intersection.
Bus: please call MTA transit information line for specific busses.