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Posted on: December 19, 2023


City Seeks Members for Rent Guidelines Board

The City of Newburgh seeks volunteers to serve on the City’s Rent Guidelines Board. Members of the Rent Guidelines Board will determine whether rents for housing accommodations as to which a housing emergency has been declared shall be adjusted and in compliance with the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 2019.

The Rent Guidelines Board is comprised of nine (9) members appointed by the Commissioner of Housing and Community Renewal upon the recommendation of the City Council of which two (2) such members represent tenants; two (2) such members represent property owners and five (5) such members are public members who must have at least five (5) years of experience in either finance, economics, or housing.   Only City residents are eligible for appointment.  Applications must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

City residents interested in serving on the Rent Guidelines Board may submit a completed application form to City of Newburgh Executive Office, attn: City Manager, 83 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550 or e-mail to  Applications may be found here:

Residents with questions about the Rent Guidelines Board should contact the Corporation Counsel’s Office at 845-569-7335.

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