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  • Domestic violence and your housing rights

    If you are a domestic violence victim, you have certain housing rights under federal, New York state and Westchester County laws. This resource will tell you more about those rights and what they mean for you and your living situation. Read More

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    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
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I am a homeowner and/or I want information on home loans (1)+

  • 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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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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  • 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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  • 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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My landlord is harassing me (1)+

  • What You Need to Know About Tenant Harassment in NYC

    “Harassment” is any act or failure to act by a landlord or a landlord’s agents that causes or is intended to cause any person legally entitled to live in a room or apartment to give up their room or apartment, or any rights related to their tenancy. In New York State, tenant harassment can be a felony or misdemeanor. In New York City, tenant harassment is also a housing code violation, and tenants can sue their landlord in Housing Court if they are being harassed. Content Detail

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    The Legal Aid Society NYC
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