TENANTS' RIGHTS GUIDE
Find information including: apartment sharing, discrimination, carbon monoxide detectors, eviction, disabilities, harassment, lease succession rights, lease renewals, rent regulated housing, rent stabilization, rent control, subletting or assigning leases, heating, senior citizen housing, right to privacy, pets, lead paint, heating season, month to month tenants, real estate brokers, rent security deposit, right to privacy, smoke detectors, window guards...
RENT STABILIZATION AND RENT CONTROL
An overview on rent stabilization and rent control in New York City. Topics include: rent increases, rent overcharges, rent reductions for decreases in service, harassment, rent registration, deregulation rent thresholds (DRT) ....
LEASE RENEWAL IN RENT STABILIZED APARTMENTS
A short explanation of the lease renewal process in New York City. Includes: Rent Guidelines Board increase rate, reasons for not renewing a lease, and rent stabilized lease renewal examples...
TENANTS RIGHTS IN THE EVENT OF A FORECLOSURE
Information on foreclosure: What are your rights? Who do the tenants pay rent to during a foreclosure? Does the foreclosure change the rent regulation status of the apartments? Who can obtain information and how pertaining to owner and tenant rights and rent information? Can the tenants in rent regulated apartments be evicted solely due to the foreclosure status? Can tenants still file complaints with the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) for decreases in services or rent overcharges, while the building is in foreclosure status?
EVICTION: INFORMATION ABOUT TENANT EVICTION AND CONTACT AGENCIES
Tenant information including:The Legal Aid Society, Legal Services NYC, NYS Bar Association, Law Help NY, Housing Court Bronx, Housing Court Brooklyn, Housing Court Manhattan, Housing Court Queens, Housing Court Staten Island.
Grounds for Eviction: Non-payment of rent with examples.
With rent stabilized and rent controlled tenants in New York City, who is considered a family member?
Discusses: Longevity of relationship, permanent tenants, minimum residency requirements, senior citizen, disabled person...
Everything you need to know about fees your landlord is charging you on your rent controlled or rent regulated lease... late fees, legal fees, fees for background checks and employment verification for prospective tenants. Do the fees become part of legal rent?
HOUSING GUIDE FOR SENIORS
A guide issued by New York State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, discussing what your rights are in New York State. You will find information on the right to share your apartment, terminating a lease for medical reasons, protecting against harassment in rent regulated apartments, lease succession rights, senior citizen rent increase exemption (SCRIE), Mitchell Lama Housing, condominiums and co-ops (cooperatives), accessory or in-law apartments, primary residence, assisted living, home care, home repair loans and grants programs, residential emergency services to offer (Home) repairs to the elderly (RESTORE), real property tax credit, school tax relief (STAR) property tax exemption, reverse mortgage, the home energy assistance program (HEAP)...