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The City of Newburgh adopts the Emergency Tenant Protection Act
The Village of Nyack which previously adopted the Emergency Tenant Protection Act, voted to opt-out on January 11, 2024

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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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Additional Resources
Rent Regulation Glossary

Glossary of Rent Regulation Terms

Common Rent Regulation Issues

Quicklinks and information about the most common Rent Regulation issues

Online Services for Tenants
Tenants of rent regulated apartments can visit the Tenant's Online Services page to check the status of a case using its docket number, perform a rent regulated building search, and access Rent Connect to file certain applications online.

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