Because of the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, the RGB will be convening virtual meetings. Instructions on how to view and/or listen to the meetings will be posted below each meeting.

NOTE: The Rent Guidelines Board reserves the right to cancel or reschedule public meetings.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Public Meeting
Time: 9:30 A.M.
April 23, 2020 Agenda
Meeting Video
Meeting Transcript

The Board will be meeting via videoconference to discuss the 2020 Income and Expense Study and the 2020 Price Index of Operating Costs. Members of the public can attend this meeting using two different methods:

  1. Livestream the meeting via YouTube
  2. Listen to the meeting using your telephone:
    Dial 646-558-8656, then, when prompted, enter Meeting ID: 910 5242 0683

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Public Meeting
Time: 9:30 A.M.
April 30, 2020 Agenda
Meeting Video
Meeting Transcript

The Board will be meeting via videoconference to discuss the 2020 Income & Affordability Study and the 2020 Mortgage Survey Report. Members of the public can attend this meeting using two different methods:

  1. Livestream the meeting via YouTube
  2. Listen to the meeting using your telephone:
    Dial 646-558-8656, then, when prompted, enter Meeting ID: 967 5796 0550

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Public Meeting
Time: 9:30 A.M.
May 5, 2020 Agenda
Part 1 Meeting Video (Invited Owner Groups)
Part 2 Meeting Video (Invited Tenant Groups)
Meeting Transcript

The board will hear testimony from invited tenant and owner groups via videoconference.

Owners 9:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Tenants 1:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.
There will be a break in the meeting from 12 P.M. until 1 P.M.

Members of the public can attend this meeting using two different methods:

  1. Livestream the meeting via YouTube
  2. Listen to the meeting using your telephone:
    *For the morning session, starting at 9:30 A.M.: Dial 646-558-8656, then, when prompted, enter Meeting ID: 923 2212 3715 
    *For the afternoon session, starting at 1 P.M.: Dial 646-558-8656, then, when prompted, enter Meeting ID: 986 3013 7050 

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Preliminary Vote
Time: 7 P.M.
May 7, 2020 Agenda
Meeting Video
Meeting Transcript

Members of the public can attend this meeting using two different methods:

  1. Livestream the meeting via YouTube
  2. Listen to the meeting using your telephone:
    Dial 646-558-8656, then, when prompted, enter Meeting ID: 871 4887 4735

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Public Meeting
Time: 9:30 A.M.
May 27, 2020 Agenda
Meeting Video
Meeting Transcript

The Board will be meeting via videoconference to discuss the 2020 Housing Supply Report and the Changes to the Rent Stabilized Housing Stock In NYC in 2019 study. Lucy Joffe, Assistant Commissioner for Housing Policy at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development will also make a presentation. Members of the public can attend this meeting using two different methods:

  1. Livestream the meeting via YouTube
  2. Listen to the meeting using your telephone:
    Dial 646-558-8656, then, when prompted, enter Meeting ID: 894 3807 1306

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Public Hearing
Time: 4 P.M. – 7 P.M.
June 10, 2020 Agenda
Hearing Video
Hearing Transcript

Virtual Public Hearing where the public can testify live. The public can also submit written, video and voice comments prior to the hearing. (Additional details in Public Notice.)

If you are not going to testify, you may watch the hearing via the RGB YouTube site. If you are testifying, you must access the meeting either via the Zoom app, or via the telephone.

The public may participate in the hearing online by going to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87476147429 (video) or by telephone by dialing 646-558-8656, then entering Meeting ID: 874-7614-7429. Simultaneous interpretation in Spanish will be available. For further information, please see Public Hearing Testimony Instructions.

Special Instructions for Simultaneous Interpretation in Spanish via telephone on June 10:

If you are listening to the Spanish interpretation by telephone and plan to testify during one of the hearings, you will have to switch over to the main webinar to testify. Your testimony will be interpreted in English for the Board. Shortly before it is your turn to speak, call 646-558-8656, then:

  • Enter Meeting ID: 835-2890-1027 (press # and then # again)

If you are testifying during one of the hearings, you will have to switch over to the main webinar to testify. Your testimony will be interpreted in English for the Board. Call 646-558-8656, then:

  • Enter Meeting ID: 874-7614-7429 (press # and then # again)

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Public Hearing
Time: 6 P.M. – 9 P.M.
June 11, 2020 Agenda
Hearing Video
Hearing Transcript

Virtual Public Hearing where the public can testify live. The public can also submit written, video and voice comments prior to the hearing. (Additional details in Public Notice.)

If you are not going to testify, you may watch the hearing via the RGB YouTube site. If you are testifying, you must access the meeting either via the Zoom app, or via the telephone.

The public may participate in the hearing online by going to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82699250495 (video) or by telephone by dialing 646-558-8656, then entering Meeting ID: 826-9925-0495. Simultaneous interpretation in Spanish will be available. For further information, please see Public Hearing Testimony Instructions.

Special Instructions for Simultaneous Interpretation in Spanish via telephone on June 11:

If you are listening to the Spanish interpretation by telephone and plan to testify during one of the hearings, you will have to switch over to the main webinar to testify. Your testimony will be interpreted in English for the Board. Shortly before it is your turn to speak, call 646-558-8656, then:

  • Enter Meeting ID: 885-3841-0139 (press # and then # again)

If you are testifying during one of the hearings, you will have to switch over to the main webinar to testify. Your testimony will be interpreted in English for the Board. Call 646-558-8656, then:

  • Enter Meeting ID: 826-9925-0495 (press # and then # again)

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Final Vote
Time: 7 P.M.
June 17, 2020 Agenda
Meeting Video
Meeting Transcript

Members of the public can attend this meeting using two different methods:

  1. Livestream the meeting via YouTube
  2. Listen to the meeting using your telephone (REVISED 6/15/20):
    Dial 1-408-418-9388, then, when prompted, enter access code: 129 518 1961 and event password: gtTHXjMW297

Agendas will be posted online at least one day prior to each meeting, unless otherwise unavailable.

Video of past RGB public meetings, hearings, and votes are available on YouTube.

Meeting transcripts will be posted when completed by transcription service.