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As of 2015, some of the rights that tenants have in New York City includes the right to livable premises, the right to complain and organize and the right to receive services. Other rights include the ability to transfer... More »

To evict a tenant in New York, the court must issue a warrant of eviction, according to the New York State Unified Court System. The warrant of eviction authorizes a landlord to hire the services of a marshal or a sherif... More »

Some of the basic laws that regulate the relationship between landlords and tenants in New York involve the habitability of the space, the amount of rent landlords can charge, and the tenant's rights to sue or withhold r... More »

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