& Homeownership Resources
General's Tenant's Rights Guide
is an overview of tenant's rights in NYC, the Office of the Attorney
General Tenant's Rights Guide is a well organized document explaining
the rights and responsibilities of tenants.
Rent Guidelines Board Tenant's Rights Guide also
offers decent information about the rights and responsibilities
of tenants, but was compiled back in 1999.
Rent Guidelines Board Factsheets has tenant information
(like rent increases) related directly to the New
York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal
tenant information related directly to the DHCR (like rent increases),
contained in the
has useful information and resources on a variety of topics ranging
from rent control and rent stabilization to Project-Based Section
8 (HUD) buildings to starting a tenant association.
Court/Eviction Information and Assistance
is a large, comprehensive legal site with listings of legal services,
factsheets on housing issues, help on court processes, and links
to other resources. En
for people living with HIV/AIDS
is a list of resources for those living with HIV-AIDS, particularly
focusing on legal and eviction prevention services.
City-Wide Task Force on Housing Courts Factsheets
If you are facing eviction, these factsheets have information on the
housing court processes, answering non-payment petitions, the holdover
proceedings, housing part actions for repairs and serices, stipulations
in court, eviction notices from a marshal, and when rent deposits
NEDAP Homeowner's guide
includes helpful information on housing for seniors, predatory lending,
and deed theft.
guide to legal aid for housing issues
includes resources on predatory lending and foreclosue.
offers information on groups offering legal assistance to homeowners
Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition
The N.W.B.C.C.C. is a community organizing organization that assists
Bronx community members in the formation of tenant associations, changing
city and state-wide housing policy, and other public affairs present
in the Bronx. To reach by phone: 718-584-0515
This organizations offers technical assistance and counseling for
individual tenants in need, eviction prevention trainings, an immigration
counselor, and emergency preparedness training. To reach by phone: