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Apartment Maintenance Complaints
Tenants in privately-owned buildings with maintenance complaints such as no hot water or peeling paint should contact their building owner or manager. If the issue isn't resolved, call 311.
Before You Sign a Lease...
The Rent Guidelines Board has a checklist of issues to consider or resolve before signing your next lease.
Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) Program
This program offers eligible tenants an exemption from rent increases. The owner of the building receives a corresponding credit against their Property Tax.
Housing Resources from the Rent Guidelines Board
The Rent Guidelines Board offers a housing resources repository with tools, explanations, and guidelines for both renters and owners.
Renter's Frequently Asked Questions
Find out what your responsibilities are as a tenant, what to do if your landlord is harassing you, or if you have no heat or water in your apartment, and answers to many more questions answered by the Rent Guidelines Board.
Access online forms for renters from
Section 8 Program Information and Frequently Asked Questions for Families
Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Section 8 assistance from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Senior Citizens Rent Increase Exemption Program (SCRIE)
Senior citizens 62 or older with incomes under $29,000 may be exempt from rent increases and eligible for assistance.
Tenant's Guide to Housing Court
Find out what kinds of cases can be brought in Housing Court, what to bring to court with you, and how the process works through this guide provided by the Rent Guidelines Board.
Things to Know About Rental Housing in NYC
Learn about types of housing, rent stabilization, fees, roommates, subletting, and other City-specific issues through the Rent Guidelines Board.
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