Links to Selected Housing-Related Provisions of the Rules of the City of New York

Links are to the unannotated online version of the RCNY published by the New York Legal Publishing Corp.

Title 3: Fire Department

Title 6: Department of Consumer Affairs

Title 16: Department of Sanitation

Title 24: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Title 28: Housing Preservation and Development

Title 29: Loft Board

Title 30: Rent Guidelines Board

Title 31: Mayor's Office Of Homelessness and Single Room Occupancy

Title 43: Mayor

Title 47: Commission On Human Rights

Title 48: Office Of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH)

Title 3: Fire Department

Chapter 20: Flammable and/or Combustible Liquids Or Mixtures
3 RCNY 20-01: Storage and Use of Flammable and Combustible Liquids and Mixtures.
3 RCNY 20-02: Storage and Use of Combustible Mixtures and/or Kerosene in Multiple Dwelling Occupancies.

Chapter 24: Kerosene Heaters and Cooking Equipment
3 RCNY 24-01: Use of Kerosene Fuel Oil in One-Family Dwellings.
3 RCNY 24-02: Sale, Storage, Use and Confiscation of Kerosene Space Heaters.
3 RCNY 24-04: Barbecues on Residential Property.

Chapter 28: Paints, Varnishes, Lacquers and Inks
3 RCNY 28-01: Storage of Paints, Varnishes and Lacquers, and Similar Products in Multiple Dwellings.
3 RCNY 28-05: Storage and Use of Flammable and Combustible Floor Finishing Products.

Chapter 43: Miscellaneous
3 RCNY 43-01: Residential Fire Safety Plans and Notices.
Appendix 1: To 3 RCNY Section 43-01
Appendix 2: To 3 RCNY Section 43-01

Title 6: Department of Consumer Affairs

Chapter 1: License Enforcement
6 RCNY 1-01: Fingerprinting.
6 RCNY 1-01.1: Applications.
6 RCNY 1-02: Term and Expiration Date of Licenses.
6 RCNY 1-03: Display of Sign.
6 RCNY 1-04: Display of License.
6 RCNY 1-05: License Number in Advertisements and Other Printed Matter.
6 RCNY 1-06: Proof of Surety Bond.
6 RCNY 1-07: Liability Insurance.
6 RCNY 1-08: Change of Address.
6 RCNY 1-09: Late Renewal.
6 RCNY 1-10: Lost or Mutilated Licenses and License Plates and Lost or Stolen Records.
6 RCNY 1-11: Dishonored Check Fee.
6 RCNY 1-12: Compliance with the Consumer Protection Law.
6 RCNY 1-13: Response to Complaints.
6 RCNY 1-14: Notice of Hearing and Subpoena Duces Tecum.
6 RCNY 1-15: Judgments.
6 RCNY 1-16: Inspection of Records and Business Premises.

Chapter 2: Licenses
Subchapter V: Home Improvement Business
6 RCNY 2-220: Proof of Compliance with Escrow Account Requirements of State Lien Law.
6 RCNY 2-221: Content and Cancellation of Contract.
6 RCNY 2-222: Advertising and Selling Practices.
6 RCNY 2-223: Prime Contractor's Duties and Responsibilities.
6 RCNY 2-224: Home Improvement Business Trust Fund.
6 RCNY 2-225: Notice of Bond Requirement.
6 RCNY 2-226: Written Examination Required.
Subchapter W: Process Servers
6 RCNY 2-231: Definitions.
6 RCNY 2-232: License Requirement Exceptions.
6 RCNY 2-233: Records.
6 RCNY 2-234: Duty to Comply with Law.
6 RCNY 2-235: Preparation of Affidavits of Service.
6 RCNY 2-236: Duty to Report Hearings Contesting Service.
6 RCNY 2-237: Wearing of Insignia Prohibited.
6 RCNY 2-238: Use of Zip Codes.
Subchapter Bb: Storage Warehouses
6 RCNY 2-321: Definitions.
6 RCNY 2-322: Oral Disclosures.
6 RCNY 2-323: Written Estimate.
6 RCNY 2-324: Inventory.
6 RCNY 2-325: Cancellation.
6 RCNY 2-326: Bill for Services.
6 RCNY 2-327: Relocation of Household Goods.
6 RCNY 2-328: Advertisements.
6 RCNY 2-329: Insurance.
6 RCNY 2-330: Storage Contract.
6 RCNY 2-331: Access to Goods.
6 RCNY 2-332: General Release.
6 RCNY 2-333: Sale of Consumer's Goods.
6 RCNY 2-334: Agents.

Chapter 5: Unfair Trade Practices
Subchapter A: Consumer Protection Law
Part 1: General Provisions
6 RCNY 5-01: Definitions.
Part 6: Debt Collection
6 RCNY 5-76: Debt Collection.
6 RCNY 5-77: Unconscionable and Deceptive Trade Practices.
6 RCNY 5-78: Deceptive Forms.
6 RCNY 5-79: Severability.
6 RCNY 5-80: Citation Form.

Title 16: Department of Sanitation

Chapter 1: Collection
16 RCNY 1-01: Definitions.
16 RCNY 1-02: Collection Service.
16 RCNY 1-08: Residential Collection Service of Designated Recyclable Materials.

Chapter 6: Vacant Lots
16 RCNY 6-01: Definitions.
16 RCNY 6-02: Owner Responsibilities and Liabilities.
16 RCNY 6-03: Commissioner's Powers.

Chapter 7: Enforcement of Certain Matters Within the Jurisdiction Of The Environmental Control Board
16 RCNY 7-01: Service of Notice of Violations.
16 RCNY 7-02: Proof of Service.

Title 24: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Chapter 12: Window Guards
24 RCNY 12-01: Definitions.
24 RCNY 12-02: Lease Notice.
24 RCNY 12-03: Annual Notice.
24 RCNY 12-04: Variation in Form of Notices Prohibited.
24 RCNY 12-05: Notice that Installation is Optional or That There is a Tie-in between Installation and Tenant Payment Prohibited.
24 RCNY 12-06: Tenant Obligation to Provide Information and Access.
24 RCNY 12-07: Selective Window Guard Installation Prohibited.
24 RCNY 12-08: Procedures for Manufacturers Applying for Approval of Window Guards.
24 RCNY 12-09: Procedures for Requesting Window Guard Variances.
24 RCNY 12-10: Specifications for Window Guards for Double Hung Windows.
24 RCNY 12-11: Specifications for Window Guards for Other Than Double Hung Windows.
24 RCNY 12-12: Modification by Commissioner.
24 RCNY 12-13: Penalties.
Appendix A: Lease Notice To Tenant
Appendix B: Notice To Tenant Or Occupant [English]
Appendix B1: Notice To Tenant Or Occupant [Spanish]

New York City Health Code: Introductory Notes

Title I: Short Title, Definitions and General Provisions

Article 1: Short Title and General Definitions
24 RCNY 1.01: Short title.
24 RCNY 1.03: General Definitions.

Article 3: General Provisions
24 RCNY 3.01: General powers of the Department.
24 RCNY 3.03: Seizure, embargo, condemnation and disposition of prohibited materials.
24 RCNY 3.05: Inspection of places where services for children are provided.
24 RCNY 3.07: Orders of the Board, Commissioner or Department.
24 RCNY 3.09: General standards to protect health and safety; prohibited acts; necessary acts and precautions.
24 RCNY 3.11: Abatement of nuisances.
24 RCNY 3.12: Fines, penalties and forfeitures for certain violations of the Code.
24 RCNY 3.13: Enforcement of Code otherwise than by prosecution or other compulsory means.
24 RCNY 3.15: Interfering with or obstructing Department personnel; gifts, gratuities and bribes.
24 RCNY 3.17: Notices not to be mutilated, obstructed or torn down.
24 RCNY 3.19: False and misleading statements in certificates and reports prohibited.
24 RCNY 3.21: Unlawful reproduction or alteration of Department documents.
24 RCNY 3.23: Use of English language in complying with Code; use of other languages.
24 RCNY 3.25: Certificate of technical experts employed by Department; presumptive evidence of facts.
24 RCNY 3.27: Inspection of records and proceedings of the Department.
24 RCNY 3.28: Fees for searches for other than vital statistic records.
24 RCNY 3.29: Requirements generally; ratios.
24 RCNY 3.30: Compliance with other applicable laws and regulations.
24 RCNY 3.31: Construction.
24 RCNY 3.33: Separability.

Part B: Control of Environment
Article 131: Buildings Generally
24 RCNY 131.01: Violations; responsibility.
24 RCNY 131.03: Heating.
24 RCNY 131.04: Gas-fired refrigerators; certain prohibited; sealing of defective.
24 RCNY 131.041: Refrigerators, discarded; removal of locking devices.
24 RCNY 131.042: Approved space and water heaters to be provided in certain one and two family residential buildings.
24 RCNY 131.05: Self-inspection of gas appliances.
24 RCNY 131.07: Cellar and basement occupancy.
24 RCNY 131.09: Posting of signs on residential buildings.
24 RCNY 131.11: Receptacles for removal of waste materials.
24 RCNY 131.13: Flexible gas tubing.
24 RCNY 131.15: Window guards.
24 RCNY 131.17: Modification by Commissioner.

Article 141: Drinking Water
24 RCNY 141.01: Definitions.
24 RCNY 141.02: Potable water supply in dwellings.
24 RCNY 141.03: Water tanks; cleaning.

Article 151: Rodents, Insects and Other Pests
24 RCNY 151.01: Definitions.
24 RCNY 151.03: Eradication measures; mandatory extermination; conditions conducive to rodent or insect and other pest life prohibited.
24 RCNY 151.05: Elimination of harborages.
24 RCNY 151.07: Drainage of marsh lands and control of accumulated water.

Article 153: Littering and Disposal of Refuse
24 RCNY 153.01: Littering prohibited.
24 RCNY 153.03: Exposure or agitation of certain materials prohibited.
24 RCNY 153.05: Precautions during construction or demolition work.
24 RCNY 153.07: Exposure of rags, barrels, boxes and other materials prohibited.
24 RCNY 153.09: Throwing or dropping offensive matter into streets, public places, rivers and other places prohibited.
24 RCNY 153.13: Interference with Department of Sanitation employees prohibited.
24 RCNY 153.15: Interference with refuse placed for collection prohibited.
24 RCNY 153.19: Duties of owners or persons in charge of premises.

Article 173: Hazardous Substances
24 RCNY 173.13: Lead Paint.
24 RCNY 173.14: Safety standards for lead based paint abatement and remediation, and work that disturbs lead-based paint.

Title 28: Housing Preservation and Development

Chapter 1: Rules and Regulations
28 RCNY 1-01: Applicability.
28 RCNY 1-02: Definitions.
28 RCNY 1-03: Eligibility and General Conditions.
28 RCNY 1-04: Preliminary Site Submission.
28 RCNY 1-05: Allowable Rehabilitation and Improvement Costs.
28 RCNY 1-06: Application Submission.
28 RCNY 1-07: Insurance Requirements.
28 RCNY 1-08: Mortgage Conditions.
28 RCNY 1-09: Fee Requirements.
28 RCNY 1-10: Construction Requirements: Payments.
28 RCNY 1-11: Labor Compliance Conditions.
28 RCNY 1-12: Management Supervisory Requirements.
28 RCNY 1-13: Community Participation.
28 RCNY 1-14: Fee Schedules.
28 RCNY 1-15: Rent Adjustments.
28 RCNY 1-16: Failure to Comply with Regulations.
28 RCNY 1-17: Waiver.

Chapter 2: Rules and Regulations Pursuant To Article VIII-A of the Private Housing Finance Law Of New York And Title I Of The Housing And Community Development Act Of 1974
28 RCNY 2-01: General Provisions.
28 RCNY 2-02: Eligibility and General Conditions.
28 RCNY 2-03: Application Procedure.
28 RCNY 2-04: Determination of Feasibility and Conditions Precedent to Making a Loan.
28 RCNY 2-05: Contract Terms and Insurance Requirements.
28 RCNY 2-06: Construction Requirements and Payment of Loan Proceeds.
28 RCNY 2-07: Supervision by the Department.

Chapter 3: City-aided Limited Profit Housing Companies
28 RCNY 3-01: Sponsors and Publicity.
28 RCNY 3-02: Rental or Sale of Space and Solicitation of Deposits.
28 RCNY 3-03: Tenant Income Limitations, Surcharges and Applicability of Federal Section 8 Subsidy to Tenant/Cooperators in Residence.
28 RCNY 3-04: Housing Company Funds and Bonds.
28 RCNY 3-05: Rent Collection.
28 RCNY 3-06: Resale of Cooperative Shares.
28 RCNY 3-07: Management and Operations.
28 RCNY 3-08: Reserves and Escrow Accounts.
28 RCNY 3-09: Insurance.
28 RCNY 3-10: Rent and Carrying Charge Increases.
28 RCNY 3-11: Utility Pass-Through, Submetering, Direct Metering.
28 RCNY 3-12: Energy Conservation. [Repealed]
28 RCNY 3-13: Sanctions.
28 RCNY 3-14: Corporate Action.
28 RCNY 3-15: Partnerships.
28 RCNY 3-16: Managing Agents Agreements.
28 RCNY 3-17: Housing Company Responsibilities to Tenant/Cooperators.
28 RCNY 3-18: Lease Termination and Renewals.
28 RCNY 3-19: Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption Program ("SCRIE").
28 RCNY 3-20: Assignment of tax. [Repealed]
28 RCNY 3-21: Limited Profit Housing Companies Having Federally Insured Mortgages Pursuant to Section 223(f) of the National Housing Act.
28 RCNY 3-22: Form of Residential Lease.
28 RCNY 3-23: Equal Opportunity Policy.
28 RCNY 3-24: Special Powers.
28 RCNY 3-25: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Chapter 4: Companies Formed Pursuant To the Redevelopment Companies Law of The State Of New York
28 RCNY 4-01: Reports.
28 RCNY 4-02: Limitations.
28 RCNY 4-03: Limitations on Sale of Shares.
28 RCNY 4-04: Verification of Tenant-Income Limitations.
28 RCNY 4-05: Surcharges (Rental Procedure).
28 RCNY 4-06: Schedule of Fees.

Chapter 5: J51 Tax Exemption and Tax Abatement
28 RCNY 5-01: Scope and Construction.
28 RCNY 5-02: Definitions.
28 RCNY 5-03: Eligible Projects and Eligibility Requirements.
28 RCNY 5-04: Ineligible Projects, Items of Work.
28 RCNY 5-05: Application Procedure: Documentation.
28 RCNY 5-06: Tax Exemption/Tax Abatement Commencement: Duration and Amount.
28 RCNY 5-07: Record Keeping: Revocation of Tax Exemption/Tax Abatement.
28 RCNY 5-08: Itemized Cost Breakdown Schedule.
28 RCNY 5-09: Additional Documentation for Certain Alterations or Improvements.
28 RCNY 5-10: Neighborhood Preservation Program Areas.

Chapter 6: Tax Exemption Pursuant To Section 421-a of the Real Property Tax Law and Section 11-245 Of The Administrative Code Of The City Of New York
28 RCNY 6-01: Scope; Construction; Definitions.
28 RCNY 6-02: Eligibility.
28 RCNY 6-03: Local Community Planning Board Review.
28 RCNY 6-04: Determination of Initial Rent; Rent Increases.
28 RCNY 6-05: Application Procedure; Documentation.
28 RCNY 6-06: The Tax Exemption.
28 RCNY 6-07: Record Keeping; Revocation of Tax Exemption; Discrimination Prohibited.
28 RCNY 6-08: Affordable Housing Construction Requirements. r82806a1.asp Appendix A: Annual Schedule of Reasonable Costs

Chapter 7: Partial Tax Exemption For Private Dwellings Pursuant To Section 421-b of the Real Property Tax Law
28 RCNY 7-01: Definitions.
28 RCNY 7-02: General Applicability.
28 RCNY 7-03: Amount and Duration of Tax Exemption.
28 RCNY 7-04: Revocation of Tax Exemption.
28 RCNY 7-05: Application Procedure.

Chapter 8: Tax Lien Sales and In Rem Foreclosure Affecting Distressed Properties And Certain Other Properties
28 RCNY 8-01: Scope; Definitions.
28 RCNY 8-02: Procedures for Distressed Property.
28 RCNY 8-03: Qualification and Selection of a Third Party.
28 RCNY 8-04: Third Party Transfer Process.
28 RCNY 8-05: Operation After Third Party Transfer Process.
28 RCNY 8-06: Transfer from Not-for-Profit Qualified Developer to Tenant Ownership.
28 RCNY 8-07: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Chapter 9: Removal of Violations Issued Pursuant To the Housing Maintenance Code
28 RCNY 9-01: General Provisions.
28 RCNY 9-02: Eligible Applicants.
28 RCNY 9-03: Fee.
28 RCNY 9-04: Re-inspection.
28 RCNY 9-05: Submission of Dismissal Requests.
28 RCNY 9-06: Exceptions to the Dismissal Request Procedure.

Chapter 10: Approval of Permit Applications For the Alteration Or Demolition Of Single Room Occupancy Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 10-01: Scope.
28 RCNY 10-02: Definitions.
28 RCNY 10-03: Application for Certification of No Harassment.
28 RCNY 10-04: Notice of Application.
28 RCNY 10-05: Initial Determination Stage.
28 RCNY 10-06: Hearing Stage.
28 RCNY 10-07: Post-determination Stage.
28 RCNY 10-08: Suspension and Rescission.

Chapter 11: [Lead-based Paint Abatement; Dwellings; Children]
28 RCNY 11-01: Definitions.
28 RCNY 11-02: Owner's Responsibility to Remediate.
28 RCNY 11-03: Notice Inquiring About the Residency of a Child of Applicable Age.
28 RCNY 11-04: Investigation for Lead-based Paint Hazards.
28 RCNY 11-05: Turnover of Dwelling Units.
28 RCNY 11-06: Safe Work Practices.
28 RCNY 11-07: Presumption.
28 RCNY 11-08: Exemption from Presumption.
28 RCNY 11-09: Certification of Correction of Lead-Based Paint Hazard Violation.
28 RCNY 11-10: Postponements.
28 RCNY 11-11: Audit and Inspection by the Department.
28 RCNY 11-12: Dwelling units in cooperative housing corporations and condominiums.

Appendix A: Lease/commencement of Occupancy Notice For Prevention Of Lead Based Paint Hazards--Inquiry Regarding Child

Apendice A: Contrato/comienzo De Ocupaci;aaon Y Medidas De Precaucion Con Los Peligros De Plomo En La Pintura-encuesta Respecto Al Ni;atno.

Appendix B: Annual Notice For Prevention of Lead Based Paint Hazards--Inquiry Regarding Child

Apendice B: Aviso A;atnual Para Medidas De Precaucion Con Los Peligros De Plomo En La Pintura- Encuesta Respecto Al Ni;atno

Chapter 12: Smoke Detecting and Carbon Monoxide Detecting Devices And Systems In Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 12-01: Owner Responsibilities for Smoke Detecting Devices for Class A Multiple Dwellings.
28 RCNY 12-02: Occupant Responsibilities for Smoke Detecting Devices for Class A Multiple Dwellings.
28 RCNY 12-03: Owner Responsibilities for Smoke Detecting Devices for Class B Multiple Dwellings.
28 RCNY 12-04: Form for Records or Smoke Detecting Devices.
28 RCNY 12-05: Definitions.
28 RCNY 12-06: Owner Responsibilities for CO Alarms for Class A Multiple Dwellings.
28 RCNY 12-07: Owner Responsibilities for CO Alarms for Private Dwellings.
28 RCNY 12-08: Occupant Responsibilities for CO Alarms for Class A Multiple Dwellings and Private Dwellings.
28 RCNY 12-09: Owner Responsibilities for CO Alarms for Class B Multiple Dwellings.
28 RCNY 12-10: Form for Notices for CO Alarms.

Chapter 13: Stays of Legal Action Regarding Violations Of the Multiple Dwelling Law and The Housing Maintenance Code
28 RCNY 13-01: Purpose and Scope.
28 RCNY 13-02: Definitions.
28 RCNY 13-03: Application and Prerequisites.
28 RCNY 13-04: Determination of Stay.
28 RCNY 13-05: Length of Stay.
28 RCNY 13-06: Written Agreement and Condition of Stay.
28 RCNY 13-07: Extension of Stay.
28 RCNY 13-08: Revocation of Stay and Effect Thereof.
28 RCNY 13-09: Effect of Compliance.
28 RCNY 13-10: Severability.

Chapter 14: Rent Setting and Increases To Tenants In Division of Alternative Management Program Building
28 RCNY 14-01: General Provisions.
28 RCNY 14-02: Initial Rent Setting.
28 RCNY 14-03: Interim Rent Increases.
28 RCNY 14-04: Disposition Rent Increases.
28 RCNY 14-05: Notice of Interim and Disposition Rent Increases.
28 RCNY 14-06: Alternative Rent Setting.

Chapter 15: Self-inspection of Central Heating Plants
28 RCNY 15-01: Definitions.
28 RCNY 15-02: Form of Report.
28 RCNY 15-03: Preliminary Certifications.
28 RCNY 15-04: Certification by the Owner.
28 RCNY 15-05: Certification by the Department.
28 RCNY 15-06: Administrative Procedures.

Chapter 16: Access To Boiler Rooms In Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 16-01: Inspection Access.
28 RCNY 16-02: Notices.

Chapter 17: Amounts To Be Filed As Tax Liens Pursuant To the Housing Maintenance Code
28 RCNY 17-01: Scope.
28 RCNY 17-02: Definitions.
28 RCNY 17-03: Notice to Owner or Other Persons of Intent to Do Emergency Repair.
28 RCNY 17-04: Maintenance of Records.
28 RCNY 17-05: Determination of Definitely Computed Amount.

Chapter 18: Relocation Payments and Services
28 RCNY 18-01: Services to Persons Temporarily Displaced by Vacate Orders and Payment of Fees to Persons Providing Substitute Permanent Residences to Persons thus Displaced.
28 RCNY 18-02: Relocation Assistance to Persons Displaced from City-Owned Dwelling Units by Certain Vacate Orders.
28 RCNY 18-03: Finder's Fees.
28 RCNY 18-04: Relocation of Tenants from Public Improvements and Quasi-public Sites and City Assisted Urban Renewal Sites.

Chapter 19: Unauthorized Occupant Policy For the Division of Property Management
28 RCNY 19-01: Applicability.
28 RCNY 19-02: Evaluation Generally.
28 RCNY 19-03: Interview.
28 RCNY 19-04: Evaluation of Occupants--Procedures.
28 RCNY 19-05: Referral to the Bureau of Vacant Apartment Repair and Rental.
28 RCNY 19-06: Termination of UOP Policy.
28 RCNY 19-07: Post Termination Provision.

Chapter 20: Rules Concerning Article 7-a of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
28 RCNY 20-01: Criteria for Appointment.
28 RCNY 20-02: Applicability.
28 RCNY 20-03: Regulatory Agreement.
28 RCNY 20-04: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Chapter 21: Division of Alternative Management Programs

Subchapter A: [Reserved]

Subchapter B: Rights of Tenants and Termination Of Tenancies
28 RCNY 21-21: Definitions.
28 RCNY 21-22: General.
28 RCNY 21-23: Rights of Tenants.
28 RCNY 21-24: Conditions of Residential Tenancy.

Subchapter C: [Reserved]

Chapter 22: Disposition of Residential Property Developed Or Rehabilitated By A City Loan
28 RCNY 22-01: Definitions.
28 RCNY 22-02: General.
28 RCNY 22-03: Selection of Permanent Owners.
28 RCNY 22-04: Rent Setting.
28 RCNY 22-05: Disposition to Permanent Owner.
28 RCNY 22-06: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Chapter 22: Terms and Conditions For Sealed Bid Sales Section Section 22-01=n22-15 [Repealed]

Chapter 23: Terms and Conditions For Auction Sales Section Section 23-01=n23-15 [Repealed]

Chapter 24: Successor Tenants In Buildings Under the Supervision of The Division Of Property Management and The Division Of Homeless Housing Development
28 RCNY 24-01: Definitions.
28 RCNY 24-02: Statement of Purpose.
28 RCNY 24-03: Coverage.
28 RCNY 24-04: Eligible Persons.
28 RCNY 24-05: Ineligible Persons.
28 RCNY 24-06: Calculation of Minimum Period of Residency.
28 RCNY 24-07: Application for Successor Tenancy.
28 RCNY 24-08: Application.
28 RCNY 24-09: Appeal.

Chapter 25: Multiple Dwellings

Subchapter A: Installation and Maintenance of Gas-fueled Water And Space Heaters In All Portions Of Dwellings Used Or Occupied For Living Purposes

Part 1: Scope
28 RCNY 25-01: Scope.

Part 2: Departmental Procedures
28 RCNY 25-06: Applications and Plans.
28 RCNY 25-07: Examination and Approval of Applications.
28 RCNY 25-08: Commencement of Work.
28 RCNY 25-09: Inspection of Gas-Fueled Space and Water Heaters.
28 RCNY 25-10: Issuing Approvals.

Part 3: Where Heaters May Be Used
28 RCNY 25-16: Substitution for Central Heating or Hot Water Supply.

Part 4: Installation of Gas-fueled Heaters
28 RCNY 25-21: Required Approvals of Appliances.
28 RCNY 25-22: Prohibited Types of Water Heaters.
28 RCNY 25-23: Number and Capacity of Gas-Fueled Heaters.
28 RCNY 25-24: Capacity of Water Heaters.
28 RCNY 25-25: Shut-Off Devices.
28 RCNY 25-26: Gas Piping.
28 RCNY 25-27: Appliances in Sleeping Rooms.
28 RCNY 25-28: Clearances from Combustible Materials.
28 RCNY 25-29: Venting of Gas Appliances.
28 RCNY 25-30: Gas-Fueled Space Heaters Installed Prior to December 18, 1957.
28 RCNY 25-31: Gas-Fueled Water Heaters Installed Prior to December 18, 1957.
28 RCNY 25-32: Maintenance of Space and Water Heaters.
28 RCNY 25-33: Existing Appliances in Ineligible Locations.
28 RCNY 25-34: Instruction to Tenants.
28 RCNY 25-35: Variations.

Subchapter B: [Reserved]

Subchapter C: Conduct and Maintenance of Lodging Houses
28 RCNY 25-51: Conduct and Maintenance of Lodging Houses.

Subchapter D: Signs At Incinerator Service Openings
28 RCNY 25-61: Signs at Incinerator Service Openings.

Subchapter E: Signs Showing the Maximum Lawful Occupancy For Sleeping Purposes of Apartments, Suites Of Rooms and Single-room Units Constituting "Accommodations For Transients"
28 RCNY 25-71: Signs Showing the Maximum Lawful Occupancy for Sleeping Purposes of Apartments, Suites of Rooms and Single-Room Units Constituting "Accommodations For Transients."

Subchapter F: Signs Identifying Owner, Managing Agent and Superintendent of Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 25-81: Signs Identifying Owner, Managing Agent and Superintendent; Plans on Premises.

Subchapter G: Requirement That Owners of Multiple Dwellings File A ""p24-hour""p Telephone Number With the Department Of Housing Preservation and Development
28 RCNY 25-91: Rules for Enforcement of Subdivision 4 of Section 27-2098 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York.

Subchapter H: Owner's Right To Access To Apartments Or Rooms In Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 25-101: Owner's Right of Access.

Subchapter I: Boiler Room Enclosure
28 RCNY 25-111: Boiler Room Enclosure for Multiple Dwellings with Central Heat.

Subchapter J: Signs Indicating Floors In Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 25-121: Signs Indicating Floors in Multiple Dwellings Pursuant to Section 27-2047 Administrative Code.

Subchapter K: House Numbers
28 RCNY 25-131: House Numbers.

Subchapter L: Measuring Floor Area of Public Halls, Stairs, Fire-stairs and Fire-towers In Multiple Dwellings To Determine Lighting Requirements
28 RCNY 25-141: Measuring Floor Area of Public Halls, Stairs, Fire-Stairs and Fire-Towers in Multiple Dwellings to Determine Lighting Requirements.

Subchapter M: Entrance Doors, Locks and Intercommunication Systems
28 RCNY 25-151: Entrance Doors, Locks and Intercommunication Systems.

Subchapter N: Installation of Security Items In Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 25-161: Installation of Peepholes.
28 RCNY 25-162: Installation of Two 50 Watt Lights at Front Entrance Way.
28 RCNY 25-163: Installation of Viewing Mirrors in Self-Service Elevators.
28 RCNY 25-164: Installation of Lights in Rear Yards, Side Yards, Front Yards and Courts.

Subchapter O: Fire-retarding of Entrance Halls, Stair Halls and Public Halls In Old Law Tenements And Converted Dwellings
28 RCNY 25-171: Fire-Retarding of Entrance Halls, Stair Halls and Public Halls in Old Law Tenements and Converted Dwellings.
28 RCNY 25-172: Fire-Retarding of Cellar Ceilings in Old Law Tenements and Converted Dwellings.
28 RCNY 25-173: Fire-Retarding of Cooking Spaces in all Multiple Dwellings.
28 RCNY 25-174: Fire-Escapes, Fire-Stairs and Fire-Towers.

Subchapter P: [Reserved]

Subchapter Q: List of All Violations Classified As Rent Impairing
28 RCNY 25-191: List of All Violations Classified as Rent Impairing.

Subchapter R: Collection, Retention and Disposal of Garbage, Rubbish And Refuse In Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 25-201: Collection, Retention and Disposal of Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse in Multiple Dwellings.

Subchapter S: Construction and Maintenance of Refuse Chutes And Refuse Rooms
28 RCNY 25-211: Construction and Maintenance of Refuse Chutes and Refuse Rooms.

Subchapter T: Obstruction of Fire Exits In Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 25-221: Obstruction of Exits Used as Means of Egress in Case of Fire in Various Multiple Dwellings.

Subchapter U: Surfaces of Walls and Ceilings In Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 25-231: Surfaces of Walls and Ceilings in Multiple Dwellings.

Subchapter V: Posting of Certificate Of Inspection Visits In Multiple Dwellings
28 RCNY 25-241: Posting of Certificate of Inspection Visits in Multiple Dwellings.

Subchapter W: Sealing and Protection of Vacant And Unguarded Buildings
28 RCNY 25-251: Sealing and Protection of Vacant and Unguarded Buildings.

Chapter 26: Commercial Rent Restructuring
28 RCNY 26-01: Definitions.
28 RCNY 26-02: General.
28 RCNY 26-03: Policy.
28 RCNY 26-04: Coverage.
28 RCNY 26-05: Commercial Rent Restructuring Committee.
28 RCNY 26-06: Periodic Review.
28 RCNY 26-07: New Rent.
28 RCNY 26-08: Phase-In of New Rents of For-Profit Tenants.
28 RCNY 26-09: Phase-In of New Rents of Not-For-Profit Tenants.
28 RCNY 26-10: Reconsideration of Rent During Phase-In Period.
28 RCNY 26-11: Termination of Phase-In.
28 RCNY 26-12: 30-Day Notice.
28 RCNY 26-13: Appeal.
28 RCNY 26-14: Postponement of Effective Date.
28 RCNY 26-15: Final Determination.

Chapter 27: Tripartite General Orders

Subchapter A: Tripartite General Order No. 1: Approval of Specifications For Paper Bags Used For Containing Uncompacted Refuse and Incinerator Residue; Approval Of Specifications For Plastic Bags Used For Containing Uncompacted Refuse; And Approval Of Specifications For Containers Used For Containing Compacted Refuse
28 RCNY 27-01: Statement of Policy and Intent.
28 RCNY 27-02: Specifications For Paper Bags Used For Containing Uncompacted Refuse and Incinerator Residue.
28 RCNY 27-03: Specifications for Plastic Bags Used for Containing Uncompacted Refuse.
28 RCNY 27-04: Specifications for Containers Used for Containing Compacted Refuse.
28 RCNY 27-05: Requirements for Employment of Bags and Containers Meeting Specifications Set Out in Section Section 27-02, 27-03 and 27-04.
28 RCNY 27-06: Amendment and Repeal.

Subchapter B: Tripartite General Order No. 2: Approval of Specifications For Waste Containerization Systems
28 RCNY 27-11: Purpose and Scope.
28 RCNY 27-12: Specifications for Waste Containerization Systems.
28 RCNY 27-13: Amendment or Repeal.

Chapter 28: Tax Syndication Sharing Program Rules
28 RCNY 28-01: General Provisions.
28 RCNY 28-02: Escrow Account.
28 RCNY 28-03: Selection of Community Groups.
28 RCNY 28-04: Conditional Designation of Community Groups.
28 RCNY 28-05: Projects.
28 RCNY 28-06: Disbursements.
28 RCNY 28-07: Project Administration.
28 RCNY 28-08: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Chapter 29: Sip Occupied Sales Program
28 RCNY 29-01: General Provisions.
28 RCNY 29-02: Sponsor Selection.
28 RCNY 29-03: Designation of Sponsors.
28 RCNY 29-04: Schedule of Rent.
28 RCNY 29-05: Tax Exemption, Grants and Loans.
28 RCNY 29-06: Project Operation.
28 RCNY 29-07: Tenant Notice.
28 RCNY 29-08: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Chapter 30: Neighborhood Redevelopment Program
28 RCNY 30-01: Definitions.
28 RCNY 30-02: General.
28 RCNY 30-03: Selection of Sponsors.
28 RCNY 30-04: Selection of Buildings, Tenant Notification.
28 RCNY 30-05: Subsidy.
28 RCNY 30-06: Rent Setting.
28 RCNY 30-07: Project Operation Prior to Disposition if HPD Temporarily Leases the Building to the Sponsor.
28 RCNY 30-08: Project Operation After Disposition.
28 RCNY 30-09: Rental Assistance.
28 RCNY 30-10: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Chapter 31: Tax Exemptions Under Section 420-c of the Real Property Tax Law
28 RCNY 31-01: General Provisions.
28 RCNY 31-02: Eligibility Requirements.
28 RCNY 31-03: Ineligible Projects and Portions of Projects.
28 RCNY 31-04: Application Procedure and Documentation.
28 RCNY 31-05: Tax Exemption: Effective Date, Duration and Amount.
28 RCNY 31-06: Record Keeping; Revocation of Tax Exemption.

Chapter 32: Tax Exemption and Tax Abatement Under Section 421-g of the Real Property Tax Law
28 RCNY 32-01: Scope and Construction.
28 RCNY 32-02: Definitions.
28 RCNY 32-03: Application Procedure, Documentation, Filing Fees.
28 RCNY 32-04: Effective Date, Duration of Exemption and Abatement, Implementation Procedure with the Department of Finance.
28 RCNY 32-05: Rent Regulation.
28 RCNY 32-06: Certifying Continuing Use, Record Keeping; Revocation of Tax Exemption and Abatement; Discrimination Prohibited.

Chapter 33: Housing and Urban Renewal Projects And Programs
28 RCNY 33-01: General Provisions.
28 RCNY 33-02: Site Selection.
28 RCNY 33-03: Sponsor Selection.
28 RCNY 33-04: Negotiations.
28 RCNY 33-05: Site Disposition.
28 RCNY 33-06: Assistance.
28 RCNY 33-07: Project Operation.
28 RCNY 33-08: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Chapter 34: Tenant Interim Lease Program
28 RCNY 34-01: Definitions.
28 RCNY 34-02: General.
28 RCNY 34-03: Entering the Program.
28 RCNY 34-04: Program Activities.
28 RCNY 34-05: Disposition.
28 RCNY 34-06: Rental Assistance.
28 RCNY 34-07: Removal from the Program.
28 RCNY 34-08: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Chapter 35: Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Program
28 RCNY 35-01: Definitions.
28 RCNY 35-02: General.
28 RCNY 35-03: Selection of Sponsors.
28 RCNY 35-04: Selection of Buildings, Tenant Notification.
28 RCNY 35-05: Subsidy.
28 RCNY 35-06: Rent Setting.
28 RCNY 35-07: Project Operation by Sponsor under the SDMA Prior to Disposition.
28 RCNY 35-08: Disposition to Sponsor.
28 RCNY 35-09: Project Operation After Disposition to Sponsor.
28 RCNY 35-10: Rental Assistance.
28 RCNY 35-11: Miscellaneous Provisions.

Title 29: Loft Board

Chapter 1: Practice and Procedure
29 RCNY 1-01: Organization and Voting.
29 RCNY 1-02: Rules and Regulations, Method of Adoption.
29 RCNY 1-03: Meetings.
29 RCNY 1-04: Minutes and Transcripts.
29 RCNY 1-05: Public Access to Minutes and Records/Procedures.
29 RCNY 1-06: Applications to the Board.
29 RCNY 1-06.1: Limitations on Applications.
29 RCNY 1-07: Reconsideration of Determination.
29 RCNY 1-07.1: Appeal from Determination of the Director, or Determination of a Hearing Officer Under Section 2-04.
29 RCNY 1-08: Ex Parte Communications on Pending Applications.
29 RCNY 1-09: Action by the Board on Its Own Initiative.
29 RCNY 1-10: Administrative Authority and Correspondence.
29 RCNY 1-11: Petitioning Board to Adopt Rules.

Chapter 2: Interim Multiple Dwellings
29 RCNY 2-01: Code Compliance Work.
29 RCNY 2-02: Harassment.
29 RCNY 2-03: Hardship Applications.
29 RCNY 2-04: Minimum Housing Maintenance Standards.
29 RCNY 2-05: Registration.
29 RCNY 2-06: Interim Rent Guidelines.
29 RCNY 2-06.1: Interim Rent Guidelines (II).
29 RCNY 2-07: Sales of Improvements.
29 RCNY 2-08: Coverage and Issues of Status.
29 RCNY 2-08.1: Eviction of Residential Occupants.
29 RCNY 2-09: Subletting and Similar Matters.
29 RCNY 2-10: Sales of Rights.
29 RCNY 2-11: Fees.
29 RCNY 2-12: MDL Section 286(2)(ii) Rent Adjustments.
r82902a1.asp Appendix A: Department of Buildings Memorandum: Extensions Of Approval Of Applications (directive No. 17 Of 1971)
r82902a1.asp Appendix B: Department of Buildings Memorandum: Tenant Safety Plan

Title 30: Rent Guidelines Board

Chapter 1: Apartments and Lofts: Rent Levels For Leases Commencing October 1, 2004 Through September 30, 2005 [Apartment & Loft Order No. 36]
30 RCNY 1-01: Adjustment for Renewal Leases (Apartments).
30 RCNY 1-02: Vacancy Allowance for Apartments.
30 RCNY 1-03: Supplemental Adjustment.
30 RCNY 1-04: Additional Adjustment for Rent Stabilized Apartments Sublet Under Section 2525.6 of the Rent Stabilization Code.
30 RCNY 1-05: Adjustments for Lofts (Units in the Category of Buildings Covered by Article 7-C of the Multiple Dwelling Law).
30 RCNY 1-06: Vacant Loft Units.
30 RCNY 1-07: Fractional Terms.
30 RCNY 1-08: Escalator Clauses.
30 RCNY 1-09: Special Adjustments Under Prior Orders.
30 RCNY 1-10: Special Guideline.
30 RCNY 1-11: Decontrolled Units.
30 RCNY 1-12: Credits.

Chapter 2: Apartments and Lofts: Rent Levels For Leases Commencing October 1, 2005 Through September 30, 2006 [Apartment and Loft Order No. 37]
30 RCNY 2-01: Adjustment for Renewal Leases (Apartments).
30 RCNY 2-02: No Vacancy Allowance for Apartments.
30 RCNY 2-03: Supplemental Adjustment.
30 RCNY 2-04: Equalization Allowance.
30 RCNY 2-05: Additional Adjustment for Rent Stabilized Apartments Sublet Under Section 2525.6 of the Rent Stabilization Code.
30 RCNY 2-06: Adjustments for Lofts (Units in the Category of Buildings Covered by Article 7-C of the Multiple Dwelling Law).
30 RCNY 2-07: Vacant Loft Units.
30 RCNY 2-08: Fractional Terms.
30 RCNY 2-09: Escalator Clauses.
30 RCNY 2-10: Special Adjustments Under Prior Orders.
30 RCNY 2-11: Special Guideline.
30 RCNY 2-12: Decontrolled Units.
30 RCNY 2-13: Credits.

Chapter 3: Hotels, Rooming Houses, Single Room Occupancy Buildings and Lodging Houses: Rent Levels For Leases Commencing October 1, 2004 Through September 30, 2005 [Hotel Order No. 34]
30 RCNY 3-01: Applicability.
30 RCNY 3-02: Rent Guidelines for Hotels, Rooming Houses, Single Room Occupancy Buildings and Lodging Houses.
30 RCNY 3-03: New Tenancies.
30 RCNY 3-04: Additional Charges.

Chapter 4: Hotels, Rooming Houses, Single Room Occupancy Buildings and Lodging Houses: Rent Levels To Be Effective For Leases Commencing October 1, 2005 Through September 30, 2006 [Hotel Order No. 35]
30 RCNY 4-01: Applicability.
30 RCNY 4-02: Rent Guidelines for Hotels, Rooming Houses, Single Room Occupancy Buildings and Lodging Houses.
30 RCNY 4-03: New Tenancies.
30 RCNY 4-04: Additional Charges.

Title 31: Mayor's Office Of Homelessness and Single Room Occupancy

Chapter 1: Eligibility of Homeless Families and Individuals To Rent City-owned Apartment
31 RCNY 1-01: Eligibility.

Title 43: Mayor

Chapter 1: Uniform Rules and Regulations For All City Agencies Pertaining To the Administration of The Freedom Of Information Law
43 RCNY 1-01: Scope.
43 RCNY 1-02: Designation of Records Access Officer.
43 RCNY 1-03: Responsibilities of Records Access Officer.
43 RCNY 1-04: Hours and Location.
43 RCNY 1-05: Procedure for Making Requests; Responses to Requests.
43 RCNY 1-06: Procedures for Appeals.
43 RCNY 1-07: Fees.
43 RCNY 1-08: Public Notice; Promulgation of Rules and Regulations by City Agencies.
43 RCNY 1-09: Removal of Records.
43 RCNY 1-10: Severability.

Chapter 3: City Policy Concerning Aliens
43 RCNY 3-01: Definitions.
43 RCNY 3-02: Confidentiality of Information Respecting Aliens.
43 RCNY 3-03: Availability of City Services to Aliens.

Chapter 4: Charge For Bad Checks [Executive Order No. 125]
43 RCNY 4-01: Charge of Payment on Account of Insufficient Funds.

Chapter 5: Petitions For Rulemaking
43 RCNY 5-01: Short Title.
43 RCNY 5-02: Definitions.
43 RCNY 5-03: Scope.
43 RCNY 5-04: Procedures for Submitting Petitions and Responses to Petitions.
43 RCNY 5-05: Public Notice and Promulgation of Rules and Regulations by City Agencies.
43 RCNY 5-06: Severability.

Title 47: Commission On Human Rights

Chapter 1: Practice and Procedure
Subchapter A: General*
47 RCNY 1-01: Scope of Rules.
47 RCNY 1-02: Organization of Commission.
47 RCNY 1-03: Definitions and Construction.
Subchapter B: Complaints, Answers and Notification of Obligations
47 RCNY 1-11: Complaints Generally.
47 RCNY 1-12: Commission-Initiated Complaints.
47 RCNY 1-13: Amendments to Complaints.
47 RCNY 1-14: Answer.
47 RCNY 1-15: Representation.
47 RCNY 1-16: Change of Address.
Subchapter C: Withdrawals and Dismissals
47 RCNY 1-21: Withdrawal of Complaints.
47 RCNY 1-22: Dismissal of Complaint.
Subchapter D: Investigatory Procedures
47 RCNY 1-31: Policy.
47 RCNY 1-32: Subpoenas.
47 RCNY 1-33: Investigative Record-Keeping.
47 RCNY 1-34: Availability of Investigatory Materials.
47 RCNY 1-35: Pre-Complaint Investigations.
Subchapter E: Determination of Whether Probable Cause Exists
47 RCNY 1-51: Basis of Determination.
47 RCNY 1-52: Notice of Determination.
47 RCNY 1-53: Review of Determination.
Subchapter F: Mediation and Conciliation
47 RCNY 1-61: Conciliation Agreements.
47 RCNY 1-62: Requests for Assistance of Office of Mediation and Conflict Resolution.
Subchapter G: Adjudication Procedures
47 RCNY 1-71: Referral of Complaints to OATH.
47 RCNY 1-72: Motions Relating to Requests by Law Enforcement Bureau Pursuant to Subchapter D.
47 RCNY 1-73: Motions Relating to Sanctions for Failure to Comply With Order for Investigative Record-Keeping.
47 RCNY 1-74: Interlocutory Review of Administrative Law Judge Decisions and Orders.
47 RCNY 1-75: Time for Commission Consideration of Recommended Decision and Order.
47 RCNY 1-76: Post-Hearing Comments.

Chapter 2: Unlawful Discriminatory Practices
47 RCNY 2-01: Definitions.
47 RCNY 2-02: Severability.
47 RCNY 2-03: Exemption of Certain Places of Public Accommodations in Relation to Sex Discrimination.

Chapter 3: Age Discrimination Exemptions For Public Accommodations
47 RCNY 3-01: Definitions.
47 RCNY 3-02: Age-Based Extension of Advantages in Public Accommodations.
47 RCNY 3-03: Age-Based Restrictions in Public Accommodations.
47 RCNY 3-04: Applications for Exemption from Section 8-107(4)(a) Ad Code.
47 RCNY 3-05: Effective Date. [Repealed]

Title 48: Office Of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH)

Chapter 1: Rules of Practice Applicable To Cases At Oath Generally
Subchapter A: General Matters
48 RCNY 1-01: Definitions.
48 RCNY 1-02: Jurisdiction.
48 RCNY 1-03: Applicability.
48 RCNY 1-04: Construction and Waiver.
48 RCNY 1-05: Effective Date.
48 RCNY 1-06: Computation of Time.
48 RCNY 1-07: Filing of Papers.
48 RCNY 1-08: Access to Facilities and Programs by People with Disabilities.
Subchapter B: Rules of Conduct
48 RCNY 1-11: Appearances.
48 RCNY 1-12: Withdrawal and Substitution of Counsel.
48 RCNY 1-13: Conduct; Suspension from Practice at OATH.
48 RCNY 1-14: Ex Parte Communications.
Subchapter C: Pre-trial Matters
48 RCNY 1-21: Designation of OATH.
48 RCNY 1-22: The Petition.
48 RCNY 1-23: Service of the Petition.
48 RCNY 1-24: Answer.
48 RCNY 1-25: Amendment of Pleadings.
48 RCNY 1-26: Docketing the Case.
48 RCNY 1-27: Disqualification of Administrative Law Judges.
48 RCNY 1-28: Notice of Conference of Trial.
48 RCNY 1-29: Scheduling Other Conferences.
48 RCNY 1-30: Conduct of Conferences.
48 RCNY 1-31: Settlement Conferences and Agreements.
48 RCNY 1-32: Adjournments.
48 RCNY 1-33: Discovery.
48 RCNY 1-34: Pre-Trial Motions.
Subchapter D: Trials and Hearings
48 RCNY 1-41: Consolidation; Separate Trials.
48 RCNY 1-42: Witnesses and Documents.
48 RCNY 1-43: Subpoenas.
48 RCNY 1-44: Interpreters.
48 RCNY 1-45: Failure to Appear.
48 RCNY 1-46: Evidence at the Hearing.
48 RCNY 1-47: Evidence Pertaining to Penalty or Relief.
48 RCNY 1-48: Official Notice.
48 RCNY 1-49: Public Access to Proceedings.
48 RCNY 1-50: Trial Motions.
48 RCNY 1-51: The Transcript.
48 RCNY 1-51.1: Decision Made on the Record.
48 RCNY 1-52: Post-Trial Motions.