Rent Guidelines Board votes in favor of raising rent for stabilized apartments

The board approved a 1 percent increase for

The board approved a 1 percent increase for one-year leases and a 2.75 percent increase for two-year leases. (June 23, 2014 9:59 PM)

The city's Rent Guidelines Board has voted to raise rents for stabilized apartments.

The board approved a 1 percent increase for one-year leases and a 2.75 percent increase for two-year leases.

Tenant and advocate groups had pushed for a rent freeze. Many protested and testified during public hearings last week in hopes of swaying the vote.

The decision impacts roughly 1 million...

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