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Important Notices and Recently Revised Documents

The following documents have been revised to reflect updated information pertaining to electronic portals and addresses to be used for the submission and delivery of records:



The following documents have been revised to reflect Section 610 of the Private Housing Finance Law (PHFL):

Owners who receive PHFL 610 regulatory approval will be required to use the updated leases, rider, and related lease notice when executing a lease that includes a higher actual rent pursuant to PHFL 610.  Owners who are not approved for PHFL 610 status are being given a transition period of 120 days from the issuance of the new documents to put them into use.


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On July 28, 2022, the City of Kingston voted to adopt the New York State Emergency Tenant Protection Act (ETPA).


Strengthening New York State Rent Regulations - The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019

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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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