Rent Regulation Laws

Rent Act of 2015

The Rent Act of 2015, effective June 15, 2015 through June 15, 2019, primarily changed the method for calculating rents on vacancy leases; high-rent deregulation; Major Capital Improvements (MCI's); and applicable penalties.

For assistance interpreting provisions of the Act, contact New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR), the state agency responsible for administering the rent regulation laws.