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Did you know New York landlords and property managers of 6 or more units in a building are allowed to keep 1% of security deposit monies for administrative expenses with the remaining interest either paid annually to the tenant or left in an interest bearing account based on tenant’s choice? Well, if you’re managing rental properties in New York State, it is just one of many landlord-tenant laws you should be aware of.

Managing rental properties is no easy feat, thus the reason we offer help in the form of forums where NY landlords and property managers can post any questions they have about how to manage their tenants or properties. It’s the reason we have a live chat with real people available to assist when you have questions about the site or our forms, and it’s the reason we provide an expansive article database covering every topic imaginable in the residential rental industry and real estate in general. Are you getting the picture that you’re not alone in this?

You don’t have to worry when it comes to managing your residential properties in New York. We have your back every step of the way from our huge collection of forms, live support, and referrals to outside resources like your local New York investment clubs. Visit our Resources page to get started utilizing some of our many resources.

New York Residential Lease Agreements

New York Lease The New York lease package offers so many features to be excited about including State Assist to help guide you through NY landlord-tenant mandates, attorney sanctioned to ensure compliance, and a complete package of forms you’ll need to manage your rentals smoothly. We could go on, but know you’ll want to begin creating so you can see for yourself. One more thing, you can copy, edit and email your lease and accompanying forms as well. Now you can begin.

New York Landlord Forms

New York Rental Forms New York - Buffalo Rental Registry Information
In Buffalo, NY it is required to register all rental units that are non-owner occupied and one or two family properties.

NYC Increase in Rent (for Rent Controlled Units)
Use the NYC Increase In Rent Notice for rent-controlled units in New York City, which has complex restrictions on increasing rents.

NYC Lease Renewal for Rent Stabilized Housing
NYC Lease Renewal for Rent Stabilized Housing, set by the local Rent Guidelines Board, is a renewal for tenants in rent stabilized housing.

New York Lease Agreement
This Do-It-Yourself New York lease agreement offers guidance of New York law and allows you the option to include additional NYC or Buffalo disclosures.

New York City Window Guard Notice (Lease Addendum)
Landlords in New York City must install window guards in any apartment where a child under ten lives, or where tenants request them.

New York Notice to Vacate
This New York form gives a tenant, who violated the lease, a specific amount of days to cure the violation or vacate the premises.

Buffalo Disclosure of Smoking Policy
The City of Buffalo in the State of New York requires the landlord to disclose a smoking policy, according to Chapter 264- Rental Dwelling Unit Registration.

Browse more New York rental forms here.

New York Attorneys

New York Landlord-Tenant Attorneys
David A. Kaminsky
David A. Kaminsky & Associates, P.C.
www.davidakaminsky.com
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New York, NY
  Eric H. Kahan
Sperber Denenberg & Kahan, PC
www.sdkpc.com
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New York, NY
Miriam Breier, Esq.
Breier Deutschmeister Urban & Fromme P.C.
www.linkedin.com/in/miriam-m-breier-237b9212
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New York, NY
  Nels M. Johnson, Attorney at Law
Sole Practitioner
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Buffalo, NY

New York Links and Resources

New York Rental Resources New York City - A Tenant's Guide to Housing Court
This Guide is designed for tenants to the Housing Part of the Civil Court of the City of New York but is a great resource for the Landlord. Cases (lawsuits) to collect rent, evict tenants and enforce rights regarding housing conditions are brought in the Housing Court.
www.nycourts.gov/courts/nyc/housing/pdfs/tenantsguide.pdf

New York Instructions for Annual Window Guard Notice
Instructions for Landlords for the Annual Notice to Tenant or Occupant in Buildings with 3 or More Apartments Protecting Children from Window Falls and Lead Poisoning
home2.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/win/win-wf013-appendixb-landlord.pdf

New York Office of the Attorney Generals Office-Tenant Rights
Very good information on Landlord Tenant Regulations for New York as well as updated information on Rent Stablization.
www.housingnyc.com/html/resources/attygenguide.html

New York Real Estate Investment Clubs

New York Landlord Clubs
Greater Westchester Real Estate Investors Association (GWREIA), New Rochelle, NY
www.gwreia.com
Meeting Time: 4th Tuesday, 6:30 pm., Number of Members: 100  More New York Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Mid-Hudson Valley REIA, Poughkeepsie , NY
www.mhv-reia.com
Meeting Time: 3rd Wednsday of each month, 7:00 pm  More New York Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Real Estate Investors Association of NYC , New York, NY
Meeting Time: 2nd Wednesday of Every Month, 6:30 PM  More New York Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Upstate New York Real Estate Investors, Rochester, NY

Meeting Time: 4th Thursday, 7:00 pm., Number of Members: 150  More New York Real Estate Investment Clubs »

New York Real Estate Investment Articles

New York Rental Articles
New York Landlord Tenant Law and Regulations
Posted March 15, 2010
New York landlord-tenant laws are extremely complex and tenant-friendly, so NY landlords should frequently review this NY law summary.

Landlord Recalls 'Newbie' Days & Shares His Top Tips
Posted September 14, 2016
Kevin Williams* picked up the phone and heard his rattled tenant say that there were flies in his apartment. Kevin said he'd be there soon. He swung by the hardware store for some bug spray and met his tenant at the unit. Kevin could have rolled his eyes and told his tenant to calm down. He could have told the tenant to buy some insect repellant and send a receipt with his next rent check. But he didn't. Instead, Kevin did what he's done since he bought his first investment property in Illinois nearly 30 years ago. He showed that he cared about his tenant and was committed to first-rate maintenance. Kevin knows that such thoughtfulness will be returned, enhancing his investments.

Pokemon Go...AWAY!
Posted August 29, 2016
Things were getting out of hand at the small senior center in Quebec City. Hordes of people gathered every evening on the lawn of the private center on a quiet residential street. Strangers set up chairs and spread blankets as if it were a public park. Using smartphones loaded with a hot new game, the crowds played late into the night. Some nights, according to seniors who live at the site, groups of more than 100 people played Pokemon Go until 3 a.m., keeping the neighborhood wide awake. The center director finally hired a security guard to shoo away trespassers, some of whom had been urinating on trees and dropping trash on the property.

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