Mayor Bill de Blasio sounded off Monday on the “do-nothing” culture in Albany that has caused the legislature to fail to reach a compromise on rent regulations in time for the expiration deadline.
In an radio interview, de Blasio urged lawmakers to renew the rent regulations before they expire at midnight, Crain’s reported. “On rent, I’m hoping and praying they come to their senses,” he said. “That’s 2 million people [living in rent-regulated units]—one out of every nine people in New York state. They deserve to know that their housing will be safe and secure.” (more…)