Website of our owner/landlord.
Citywide alliance of tenants in Shalom owned/operated buildings. All of
our building details are available here: http://www.shalomtenants.org/listings/listingview.php?listingID=8.
The entire city government and all city agencies are just one click away
. . .
Residential Tenants Rights information, advice and advocacy for tenants
from New York. You can do keyword searches to find housing court cases
and articles about landlord-tenant issues.
New York State's largest tenants' rights organization.
51 Chambers Street, Suite 202. New York 10007 (Phone: 212-385-2934)
Offers research reports, information on rent guidelines, and various
publications from the DHCR, Housing Maintenance Code, and Attorney General
You can send your housing questions to staff by email.
of Housing and Community Renewal
25 Beaver Street, New York 10004 (Phone: 1-866-275-3427)
The DHCR administers the rent regulation process. In the Rent Administration
section of the website, or at their burrough/district offices, you can
get all of the forms you need to request information and file complaints.
General overview of tenants’ rights from the Office of New York
State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. The guide is also available from
the Attorney General’s office: 120 Broadway, New York 10271 (phone:
Various legal resources for New York tenants.
Council on Housing
339 Lafayette Street, #301, New York 10012 (Phone: 212-979-0611)
The Met Council is a city-wide membership tenant organization for more
than thirty years. Met Council's monthly newspaper Tenant/Inquilino,
covers a broad array of topics of interest to tenants.
Rent Wars is a website and TV show that chronicles the travails of tenants
who live in buildings owned and operated by Slumlords. It hopes to educate
tenants as to their rights. Weekly at 6pm every Sunday, Time Warner
Ch. 67, RCN Ch. 110. Without converter: Time Warner Ch. 16, RCN Ch.
of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)
100 Gold Street, New York, NY 10038
Find who is true owner of the building, check housing code violations,
60 Hudson Street, Manhattan
File/check for violations and complaints and see if work permits are
Get information on sanitation and recycling. File complaints for sanitation
and recycling violations.
of Environmental Protection
59-17 Junction Boulevard, 10th Floor, Flushing, NY 11373
For concerns or complaints regarding water, air, noise, sewer, industrial
wastes, hazardous materials, or water meter problems, call 3-1-1 or
email the commissioner: http://www.nyc.gov/html/mail/html/maildep.html.
Law Help Manual: Landlord-Tenant Laws
The Consumer Law Manual addresses the most common consumer questions
regularly presented to New York's consumer advocates.
Trade Commission: Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
"It is the purpose of this title to eliminate abusive debt collection
practices by debt collectors, to insure that those debt collectors who
refrain from using abusive debt collection practices are not competitively
disadvantaged, and to promote consistent State action to protect consumers
against debt collection abuses."
Legal Advice Online
All of these sites allow you to search for info on legal matters or
post your questions and get free advice from attorneys:
Law Guru: http://www.lawguru.com/
Law Street: http://www.lawstreet.com/
Council District #4
State Senate District #28
Jose Serano, Jr.
State Assembly District #73
Jonathan L. Bing
Albany, NY 12248
476 Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510
313 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510
US Congressional District #14
2331 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20515
(Her district office is right
across the street from us.)