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...
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.
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)...