Lawyers That Understand NYC Rent Regulations
Throughout the five boroughs of NYC there are strict rules that regulate apartments. As a property owner or manager, you must be informed about what you must do in order to fulfill your obligations.
At the law firm of Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., our attorneys have extensive experience in matters relating to rent-regulated apartments and other administrative matters regarding rental properties. Our core practice in this area is the representation of property owners before the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (“DHCR”), the agency responsible for implementing the laws and regulations that govern rent-controlled and rent-stabilized tenancies.
Up-To-Date With Recent Rule Changes
Rent regulation properties have underwent major changes that impact nearly every building in the city. You may have questions about these new laws. Our lawyers are here to help. We handle a number of issues relating to rent regulations, including:
- Rent regulatory issues
- Affordable housing and tax benefit/credit compliance
- Demolition applications and proceedings
- Certificate of no harassment applications
- Public housing programs
- Rent registration
- Major capital improvement (MCI), individual apartment improvement (IAI) and other rent increase applications
- Due diligence for buyers, sellers, and lenders
Our administrative practice extends to other pertinent areas which affect property ownership and management. We are well versed in defending code violations issued by the Department of Buildings, the Department of Sanitation, the Department of Environment Protection and the New York City Fire Department. In this regard, we regularly appear on behalf of our clients before the Environmental Control Board and the New York City Criminal Court.
We also defend landlords against tenant initiated or building employee initiated disability complaints or discrimination complaints based upon racial and/or ethnic and/or sexual orientation.
Get The Help You Need To Protect Your Property Today
To meet with an experienced New York City housing attorney, call our office today at 212-431-1300 or send us an email to set aside a time that works for you. We routinely represent building owners, property managers, leasing companies and others in administrative proceedings concerning rental properties.