Not being an expert, I submit this possible answer, but I am not sure, and you should verify it carefully.
I would also appreciate a feedback for my own education.
My answer is : based upon what information I have available, it appears that rent control is a particular institution of New York City, but does not exist in other communities, such as Union City.
Again, take my word as is, tentative, and don't rely on it without proper checking.
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