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  • Form that asks a housing court judge for another court date

    This free online program helps you prepare an “Affidavit in Support of an Order to Show Cause” to ask the judge to let you come back to court to continue to resolve your housing case if you need more time. When you finish the program, print it out and give it to the Housing Court Clerk along with copies of any proof you want the judge to look at. Content Detail

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I need repairs in my home (5)+

I am having heat or hot water issues (2)+

I have lead paint in my home (2)+

  • How to tell if the lead paint in your home is a health risk

    An apartment or house in New York City without any lead paint at all can be hard to find. However, not all lead paint poses a serious health risk. This resource has information on how to tell if lead paint is (or could become) dangerous and what the law requires landlords to do to repair lead paint hazards. Click the link to be taken to the resource. Content Detail

    New York State Attorney General's Office
  • How to check for lead paint when searching for an apartment

    Federal law requires landlords to disclose to prospective tenants lead-based paint information on homes and apartments built before 1978. If you are looking at apartment built after 1978, however, the rules are different. This link will take you to more information on what prospective tenants can do to ensure safety from lead-based paint. Content Detail

    New York State Attorney General's Office

I live in NYCHA housing (1)+

I want to take my landlord to court for repairs (2)+

  • Going to housing court for repairs

    Attorneys at Legal Services NYC put together their top 3 tips for someone going to housing court to get repairs. Read More

    Legal Services NYC
  • Your day in housing court

    This resource helps you know what to expect and how to prepare if you are going to housing court for repairs - including what you should do before court, when you arrive at court, if your case goes to trial and what happens after you go to court. Read More

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I want to know about bad conditions and safety requirements (6)+


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