NYC Legal Issues of Landlord/Tenant Relations

Examine the array of legal issues that landlords, agents, property managers, and real estate attorneys in New York face. Topics include leases, statutory rights and obligations affecting the landlord-tenant relationship, and rent control and rent stabilization (coverage, registration, rent increases, required services, luxury decontrol, and proceedings before the Division of Housing and Community Renewal). Also, discuss fair housing (federal, state, and New York City anti-discrimination laws; the rights of the disabled to modifications and reasonable accommodations; and laws prohibiting harassment and retaliation), summary holdover proceedings, summary nonpayment proceedings, and evictions.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Familiarity with landlord and tenant rights and obligations
  • The knowledge to ensure compliance with local regulations

Ideal for

  • Real estate owners
  • Investors and brokers
  • Building managers

1 section

  • Fall 2023

    • Section

    • Semester

      Fall 2023
    • Date

      Oct 24 - Dec 5
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Sachar, Roger
    • Location

      Midtown Center