From the staff of New York Legal Help and New York LawHelp, we’d like to wish you and your families a healthy, happy, and safe holiday season! Please remember that if you or a family or friend is encountering a legal issue and you reside in New York State, LiveHelp will available for select days … Read more Happy Holidays from New York LawHelp!
The City Housing Maintenance Code and Multiple Dwelling Law requires building owners to provide heat and hot water to all tenants.Building owners are required to provide hot water 365 days per year at a constant minimum temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Between October 1st and May 31st, a period designated as “Heat Season,” building owners … Read more Brrr, It's Getting Chilly Outside: Residents of NYC Learn the Heatings Rules for Your Apartment
Will you be avoiding the long lines this holiday season by shopping online? If so, learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and other online crimes. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America, with the average victim spending 175 hours and $1000.00 repairing the damage. Cyber criminals continue to aggressively create new … Read more 23 Tips To Help Make Your Holiday Shopping Fraud-Free and a Little Bit Less Stressful 😉
While most of LawHelpNY’s housing resources focus on the housing rights of humans, our non-human companions enjoy some legal protections, too! In NYC, tenants who have lived openly and notoriously with a pet may be able to defeat a no-pet clause in a lease. Residents of NYCHA buildings can have one dog or one cat … Read more As Promised: Pet Law in New York City!