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Commencing a Residential Nonpayment Proceeding in Housing Court in New York City

How to commence a summary eviction proceeding in New York City for nonpayment of rent. This guide is for residential tenancies, and does not address any particular type of tenancy (e.g. rent regulated or section 8).

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If you are a landlord of a building with five or fewer units, then you may be able to utilize the court's do it yourself program:

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