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“Good Cause” Is Bad Law. Examining the Proposal For Universal Rent Control Throughout N.Y. State

Many legislators in the State Senate and Assembly have proposed adding to the limitations imposed on Emergency Tenant Protection Act (ETPA) landlords by bringing virtually every other landlord in the state under a restrictive universal rent control system. Essentially every property that is rented in the state, whether it be a single-family residence, or a cooperative, or a condominium unit, or an apart-ment, is covered by this proposed law, which is called the “Prohibition of Eviction Without Good Cause Law. This important article written by Kenneth J. Finger, Dorothy M. Finger, Carl L. Finger and Daniel S. Finger, is in our current issue of  IMPACT  FEB/MAR