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New York State Temporary Commission on Rental Housing Hearing Transcripts and Office Files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
Commission records include transcripts of public hearings and inquiries; publicly-issued statements; hearing summaries; and commission meeting minutes. There are also subject files containing correspondence and background material; rough drafts of the commission's final report; special studies and a bibliography on rental housing; comments on pending legislation; and files of commission Chief Counsel Joseph F. Lisa. Records from 1970-1976 include statistical data on court cases involving tenants in New York City and upstate.
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11 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1977-1980
Series Number:
13979

Administrative History

The Temporary State Commission on Rental Housing was established by Chapter 203, Laws of 1977 to study the supply, condition, cost, and demand for rental housing in New York City and elsewhere in the state, as well as the laws and regulations governing rental housing.

Scope and Content Note

The records of the Commission consist of transcripts of public hearings and of inquiries held by the Commission; statements submitted at hearings; summaries of hearings; and minutes of Commission meetings. There are also subject files containing a small amount of correspondence and much background material on rental housing; rough drafts of the Commission's final report; special studies on various aspects of rental housing, produced by Commission staff and others; a bibliography on rental housing; comments on pending legislation; and files of Chief Counsel Joseph F. Lisa. Records from 1970 - 1976 include statistical data on court cases involving tenants in New York City and upstate.

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