Landlord/Tenant Websites

  • THE BAZELON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH LAW
    provides information on the fair housing rights of the disabled.
    www.bazelon.org/issues/housing/index.htm
  • EPA “PROTECT YOUR FAMILY FROM LEAD IN YOUR HOME”
    pamphlet must be given to all residential tenants of properties built before 1978.
    www.epa.gov/lead/leadpdfe.pdf
  • HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES MADE EQUAL
    H O M E is a membership-based, nationally recognized civil rights organization working to ensure fair and equal access to housing. HOME promotes equal opportunity in housing without restrictions based on such factors as race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, lawful source of income or the presence of children within a family. HOME’s mission is to assist the people of Western New York to live in the housing and communities of their choice through education, advocacy, enforcement of fair housing laws, and the creation of housing opportunities.
    www.homeny.org
  • HOW TO PREPARE FOR A LANDLORD/TENANT TRIAL
    www.nycourts.gov/publications/L&TPamphlet.pdf
  • MR LANDLORD
    has resources, forms, books, forums and associations for landlords.
    www.mrlandlord.com
  • NATIONAL FAIR HOUSING ADVOCATE ONLINE
    is a resource designed to serve both the fair housing advocacy community and the general public with timely news and information regarding the issues of housing discrimination.
    www.fairhousing.com
  • NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL’S “TENANT’S RIGHTS GUIDE”
    www.oag.state.ny.us/realestate/tenants_rights_guide.html
  • RENTAL HOUSING ONLINE
    provides encyclopedic information and services for landlords, tenants, property managers, real estate investors, and housing professionals. Information and education regarding affordable housing, buying & selling income property, collecting judgments, environmental issues, evictions, fair housing, foreclosures, forms and agreements, landlord/tenant law, maintenance, raising rents, screening tenants, taxation, vacancy listings, valuing income property, and hundreds of other topics related to rental housing and other income properties. Additional investor, landlord, and tenant help is provided via discussion forums and e-Courses.
    http://www.rhol.com/rental/joinx.htm
  • RIGHTS OF RESIDENTIAL OWNERS AND TENANTS
    pamphlet is available from the New York State Bar Association
    www.nysba.org.
  • SMALL CLAIMS COURT
    information is available at: www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/faqs/smallclaims.html