March 4, 2014
Published by the NYS Attorney General’s Office’s this booklet is designed as a guide to highlight some of the principal rights of residential tenants in this state. These rights are protected by a variety of federal, state and local laws. In addition, those areas of the State which are subject to rent stabilization, rent control or other rent regulation, may have special rules applicable to certain dwellings. Tenants are
advised to consult a lawyer regarding particular situations that are of concern to them.