City Council Passes Package of Anti-Harassment and Tenant Safety Bills

The New York City Council recently passed a package of bills intended to provide tenants greater protection from landlord harassment and unsafe conditions. Several of the bills redefine the legal parameters of tenant harassment. Some of the bills also change penalties for harassment. Others were drafted to increase tenant awareness of harassment protections through notice requirements, tenant protection plan requirements, and maintenance of a contractor watch list by the DOB.

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