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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 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 otda.ny.gov.

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).


Expiration of Moratorium on Evictions

As of January 16, 2022, the Moratorium on Covid-related Residential and Commercial Evictions has expired. For more information, visit our Eviction page. 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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