On June 1, nearly two months after lawmakers first created the $2.4 billion rental relief fund, the state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) launched the online application portal allowing tenants and landlords to apply for rental assistance. At the time, OTDA said applications to...
To implement Local Law 66 of 2019, HPD has proposed a rule amending the definitions of lead-based paint. Local Law 66 of 2019 outlined new lead reference or action levels and standards relating to lead-based paint hazards.
If you’re eligible, the program will waive a percentage of your penalties and clear your violations.
The New York City Council recently passed Local Law 81 of 2021 to establish a temporary program to resolve outstanding judgments imposed by the Environmental Control Board. Council...
Landlord v. Tenant
Landlord Didn’t Have Control Over Resident Who Allegedly Harassed Tenant
Tenants sued landlord, claiming breach of warranty of habitability and violations of federal and state housing discrimination laws. The court granted landlord’s request to dismiss the case without trial.
Here’s how to avoid processing delays.
The application portal for New York’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) has finally opened. As of June 1, eligible tenants and landlords can apply for rental assistance to help them get back on their feet. Many tenants have been...