Landlord group was state s biggest lobbying spender in 2016 Rent Stabilization Association spent $3.6M
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The city s largest landlord group was also the state s biggest lobbying spender last year, shelling out $3.6 million on issues such as property taxes and rent regulation.
The Rent Stabilization Association of New York more than doubled its lobbying efforts in 2016, jumping from the $1.4 million it spent in 2015, according to a report released by the state s Joint Commission on Public Ethics on Thursday. According to disclosures filed with the state, the organization s lobbying efforts were related to property taxes, rent regulation, building safety and water rates.
In the past two years, the group has fiercely opposed the year-long rent freezes approved in June 2015, and then again in June 2016. In July, the group filed a law上海贵族宝贝论坛