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Important Notices and Recently Revised Documents

DHCR’s Office of Rent Administration (ORA) made edits to reflect changes required by the new regulations published in the NYS Register on November 8, 2023. Certain regulatory changes may relate to matters that were previously addressed in Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) and previously edited at the time HSTPA was enacted.

The following documents have been recently revised to reflect changes required by the new regulations:


For all other documents that were revised to reflect changes required by the new regulations, see Rent Regulations 2023 Updated Documents.

The following documents were revised for various reasons not related to the new regulations:


Housing Resources and Referrals

Conduct a Rent Regulated Building or Case Status Search


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Rent Registration

Between April 1 and July 31 of every year, owners of Rent Stabilized buildings must submit an Annual Registration for each of their stabilized apartments with HCR's Office of Rent Administration (ORA)

Owners of Rent Regulated Buildings never before registered with ORA must submit an Initial Registration


Online Applications

Owners of rent regulated apartments can visit the Owner’s Online Applications page to check the status of a case, perform a rent regulated building search, file various applications using the Owner Regulated Online Applications (ORRA) system, and submit the following Rent Controlled apartment related submissions: MBR Master Building Rent Schedule and Owner’s Report of Vacancy Decontrol

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Private Housing Finance Law PHFL 610
Allowing owners of certain types of affordable housing to collect increased tenant- or project-based subsidies that are above the legal rent

Owners of properties in the NYC Housing Preservation and Development portfolio can visit HPD's Private Housing Finance Law Section 610 page for additional information

Owners of properties in the NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal, NYS Housing Finance Agency, or NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation portfolio can visit DHCR's Private Housing Finance Law 610 page for additional information
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Rent Regulation Glossary

Glossary of Rent Regulation Terms

Common Rent Regulation Issues

Quicklinks and information about the most common Rent Regulation issues

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