was also recommended as an important way to learn about farming and to check out land before buying.
Colbert's reasons for renting
the property at rates below FMV were never discussed.
The state-enacted vacancy increases are a minimum $100 rise, or 20 percent upon vacancy for two-year leases on apartments renting
Where an apartment is already renting
at the market rent or the owner is happy with the current tenant because they make timely rent payments or for another reason, a change in the law may not matter one way or the other.
The Governor has also been considering decontrol of units renting
for $1,000 or more as they become vacant - which is bitterly opposed by tenant reps, who believe it will lead to harassment - and, sources say, a decontrol of buildings containing 20 units or less.
Because of the 1994 deregulation legislation that allows owners to attempt to deregulate apartments renting
for $2,000 or more where the renters make $250,000 a year for two years, the number of renters making that much money is now about the same as those in unregulated units - 3,840 versus 3,531.
Each of these 26 agencies has thousands of pages of regulations, and property owners, even the two-family homeowner renting
one apartment, are subject to every page.