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  • Keep track of your heat and hot water problems with this log

    If you are having problems with your heat or hot water, and your landlord is not fixing them, you should keep a record of the problems. This free log will help you track when your heat is out, when you have no hot water, your calls to 311 and more. This log may be used as evidence in a court case. Read More

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    Legal Services NYC

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  • Beware of Rent-to-Own agreements

    This link will take you the website for Legal Assistance of Western New York. LawNY attorneys wrote this article on what you should consider before signing a Rent-to-Own agreement. Content Detail

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    Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Geneva Office
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    Spanish / Español

I have a question about my security deposit (3)+

  • Security Deposits

    How do I get my security deposit back? In this article, you will learn what a security deposit is, what to do before you move in, and what to do when you move out to get your security deposit back. Content Detail

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    Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Geneva Office
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    Spanish / Español
  • Rent Security Complaint Form Tool

    You can use this online tool to fill out this form and send it to the Attorney General's Office in order to make a complaint that your landlord did not put your security deposit in a trust account, did not pay interest on your security deposit, or did not return your security deposit. Content Detail

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    New York State Attorney General's Office
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    Spanish / Español
  • Beware of Rent-to-Own agreements

    This link will take you the website for Legal Assistance of Western New York. LawNY attorneys wrote this article on what you should consider before signing a Rent-to-Own agreement. Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Geneva Office
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

I have a question about a roommate (1)+

My landlord is harassing me (2)+

  • Landlord Harassment

    Has your landlord or employee of the building done any of the following? Pressured you to move out of your room? Harassed you or threatened you if you refused to move? Begun construction work that disrupts your life or creates unpleasant conditions for you? If so, find out your rights and what you can do. Content Detail

    By:
    The Goddard Riverside Law Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Tenant Harassment

    Learn the basics on your rights as a tenant when it comes to harassment. Content Detail

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    New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development

I want to know about tenant screening reports (3)+

I want to know about bad conditions and safety requirements (2)+

  • How to combat bed bugs

    Fact Sheet on Tenants' Rights in New York City and how to combat bedbugs. Content Detail

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    Metropolitan Council on Housing
  • 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

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    New York State Attorney General's Office
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