Rent Hearings

Rent Hearing Overview

The Division of Housing and Community Renewal’s (DHCR) Hearings Unit conducts non-compliance and in-agency referral hearings concerning rent controlled and rent stabilized apartments. The DHCR employs full-time Administrative Law Judges (ALJ’s) to conduct hearings, they are neutral factfinders with a wealth of experience and qualifications. The mission of the Hearings Unit is to provide a fair hearing and resolution of administrative matters, ensuring due process and respecting the dignity of all. 

Due to COVID-19, all hearings and prehearing conferences are currently being held remotely via videoconference.
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