Posts Tagged: Rent Control

How Does Rent Control Work?
How Does Rent Control Work?

How Does Rent Control Work?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
No matter how you cut it, your monthly housing payment comprises a major portion of your monthly bills. Worse yet, if you’re renting, your landlord may be able to raise your rent every time you sign your lease for another year. That’s part of why terms such as “rent stabilization” and “rent control” are like…
Your Rent Just Went Way Up: What Are Your Options?
Your Rent Just Went Way Up: What Are Your Options?

Your Rent Just Went Way Up: What Are Your Options?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You love your place, you’re getting a deal, and you’re all set to renew. Your landlord slips the renewal notice under your door … and then you see it. Your rent is going up. Way up – like 30% or more. You’re floored. You love your place, and now you have to move. How can…
Time Out’s Apt Issue Is Better Than Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa
Time Out’s Apt Issue Is Better Than Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa

Time Out’s Apt Issue Is Better Than Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You think I’m kidding? It’s true! For those looking for a mini low-down on NYC apartments right now the current issue of Time Out New York (TONY) is a virtual goldmine. Even better, they have more goodies online.   If you’re looking to move to New York and want to see first hand what apartments really…