Learning Center

Get answers to your questions about tenant rights in NYC.

NYC Fire Safety and Your Landlord’s Responsibilities

Fire safety is important. Learn your rights and your landlord’s responsibilities for maintaining building safety.

Can New Buildings Be Rent Stabilized? Yes, They Definitely Can

Learn about the J-51 and 421-a tax abatement programs and how your apartment may actually be rent regulated

There Are Bed Bugs in My Apartment: What Do I Do?

Found bed bugs in your apartment? Learn what your landlord is required to do to fix the problem and what you can do if they don’t take action.

Can My Landlord Add Fees to My Rent Bill?

Learn about the late, legal, damage, and other types of fees landlords often illegally add to your rent and what you can do to dispute them.

NYC Heat Law: Know Your Rights

Learn about the New York City Heat Laws.

There’s Mold in My Apartment: What Do I Do?

Have a mold problem in your apartment? Take these steps to learn what your landlord is legally required to do to fix the problem.

I Think My Landlord Is Overcharging Me: What Do I Do?

Are you suspicious that your landlord is overcharging you?

How Long Does A Landlord Have To Make Repairs?

How long does a landlord have to make repairs? Find out how long you need to wait to file a complaint.

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