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Legal Information: New York

Housing Laws

Updated: 
November 9, 2020

Who is protected under this housing law?

This housing law could protect you if you are a tenant in a rental unit and you or a member of your household:

  • is a victim of domestic violence; and
  • reasonably fears staying in the leased housing because of possible domestic violence in the future.1

1 NY Real Prop § 227-c(1)