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Public Hearing 11/15/2022 - Regulatory Changes Proposed by New York State Home & Community Renewal - Office of Rent Administration

NEW! - City of Kingston Votes to Adopt the Emergency Tenant Protection Act

On July 28, 2022, the City of Kingston voted to adopt the New York State Emergency Tenant Protection Act (ETPA). For further updates and more information on topics such as rent increases, leases, services, and registration, visit City of Kingston Votes to Adopt the Emergency Tenant Protection ActThe New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) is responsible for administering the ETPA. All forms and information for owners can be found on the Owners and Managers page. All forms and information for tenants can be found on the Tenants page.

Rents, Leases, and Registrations for ERAP Recipients

There is new information available on the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) webpage. For questions and information, call 1-844-691-7368 or visit

For FAQs regarding rent increases when owners are receiving ERAP assistance, visit our Rent Increases and Overcharge page.

For FAQs regarding the registration of rent(s) for rent stabilized apartments in relation to ERAP, see ERAP FAQ #35 in ARRO Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).





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Important Notices and Recently Revised Documents

The following documents have been updated to reflect Chapter 619 of the Laws of 2022:


DHCR's Partners - Access Housing Referrals

Conduct a Rent Regulated Building or Case Status Search


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


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