Laws

Learn about the current laws that protect NYC tenants.

How to Navigate NYC Housing During Coronavirus

COVID-19 has changed the way the housing process in New York City and around the world. Learn how to navigate NYC housing during coronavirus.

Rent Freeze vs. Rent Cancellation: Why They’re Different, and What That Means For NYC Renters

Use this guide to understand the differences between a rent freeze, rent cancellation, and more, as well as get updates about NYC rent laws.

New York Eviction Moratorium FAQ

Learn more about the current NY eviction moratorium and your rights as a New York City tenant during the coronavirus health crisis.

What to Do When You Get An Eviction Notice

What can you do when you get an eviction notice? Learn your options for taking action.

Housing Discrimination Examples and Where to Find Resources

Have you been discriminated against in your housing search? Read on to find examples of housing discrimination and how to fight back.

What is the Fair Housing Act?

Learn how the law works, who is protected, and how the Fair Housing Act applies to you.

How To Break A Lease

Need to move out fast and find out how to break a lease? Learn more about how to avoid penalty fees

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

Learn what your landlord is required to do to fix the problem and what you can do if they don’t take action.

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

Are you suspicious that your landlord is overcharging you?

NYC Heat Law: Know Your Rights

Learn about the New York City Heat Laws.

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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