Lower East Side Links

–The City Council finally held a hearing yesterday on proposed legislation to give commercial tenants some lease renegotiation rights. Property owners refer to the proposal as commercial rent control. [AM New York]

–The de Blasio Administration testifies in opposition to the Small Business Jobs Survival Act. [New York Post]

–Local elected officials are urging the mayor to jump start negotiations with the owner of the former P.S. 64 building. [Villager]

–The Boys’ Club is pushing through its sale of the Harriman Clubhouse on East 10th Street, setting an Oct. 30 deadline for bids. [EV Grieve]

–Chinatown Arts Week gets underway tomorrow. [Facebook]