New York How To Prepare for a Landlord Tenant Trial|
This booklet may help you understand the general rules and procedures of a Housing Court trial.
Written by Hon. Magaret Cammer,
Civil Court of the City of New York.
New York Demand For Rent
Before a non-payment court proceeding occurs, the outstanding rent must be demanded giving the tenant at least 3 days to pay the rent.
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.
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. (1 page)
New York City Bed Bug Infestation Disclosure
This disclosure contains a notice that sets forth the property’s bedbug infestation history. In accordance with NYC Housing Maintenance Code, Landlords must furnish each Tenant with this such disclosure. (page 1)
New York City Required Annual Notice -Window Guards and Lead Paint
New York City law requires that tenants living in buildings with 3 or more apartments complete this form and return it to their
landlord before February 15, each year.
New York City Window Guard Notice (Lease Addendum)
Landlords in New York City must install window guards in any apartment in which a child under the age of ten resides and in apartments where the tenant requests window guards, even if a child under ten does not reside in the apartment. Landlords are required to provide tenants with a form stating whether there are children residing in a household and to request installation of window guards. (1 page)
NYC Child Notice for Lead Paint Compliance
This is the NYC Child Notice for Lead Paint Compliance. The law requires annual notifications by owners to all occupants as well as to occupants upon lease-up, lease renewal, and agreement to lease if there are children under 6 years of age residing in the unit. (1 page)
NYC Increase in Rent (for Rent Controlled Units)
This is the NYC Increase in Rent (for Rent Controlled Units). The rent control program generally applies to residential buildings constructed before February 1947 in municipalities that have not declared an end to the postwar rental housing emergency. A total of 51 municipalities have rent control, including New York City.
NYC Lease Renewal for Rent Stabilized Housing
This is the NYC Lease Renewal for Rent Stabilized Housing. Generally, tenants in rent stabilized apartments are offered renewal leases. The renewal lease can be for a term of one or two years, at the tenant's choice and is at a rate set by the local Rent Guidelines Board.
NYC Lease Renewal Form - EPTA
This is the NYC Lease Renewal Form - EPTA. This notice is for renewal of a lease for tenants enrolled within The Emergency Protection Act.
New York City Rent Stabilized Rider (Form RA-LR1)
This is the New York City Rent Stabilized Rider. By law, an owner must include a copy of the Rent Stabilization Rider with a tenant's vacancy and renewal lease. The Rider describes the rights and obligations of tenants and owners under the Rent Stabilization Law. The Rider is for informational purposes only. (9 pages)
New York Lease Agreement
This New York lease agreement package is customizable, and can optionally include New York City or Buffalo additional disclosures as well as guidance with New York state regulations.
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.
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