HPD Anti- Harassment laws prohibit building owners from illegally forcing tenants to leave their apartments or surrender their rights through unjustified eviction notices or illegal lockouts. HPD provides information on seeking legal help and low-income tenants are eligible for free legal services.
The ABC's of Housing is HPD's guide to housing rules and regulations for owners and tenants.This booklet is designed to help owners and tenants gain an understanding of the rules and regulations affecting housing and provide you with information about where you can receive assistance.
This guide provides a summary of the rights and responsibilities, pertinent to residential properties and leases, of diplomatic tenants and their landlords in New York City. It also includes steps that can be taken to address violations, as well as relevant points of contact.