2006 New York Code - Jurisdiction; Court; Venue.

    §  769. Jurisdiction; court; venue. 1. A special proceeding by tenants
  of a dwelling in the city  of  New  York  or  the  counties  of  Nassau,
  Suffolk,  Rockland  and Westchester for a judgment directing the deposit
  of rents  into  court  and  their  use  for  the  purpose  of  remedying
  conditions  dangerous to life, health or safety may be maintained in the
  civil court of the city of New York, the district court of the  counties
  of  Suffolk  and  Nassau  and  the  county  courts or city courts in the
  counties of Rockland and Westchester.
    2. The place of trial of the special proceeding shall  be  within  the
  county  in  which  the real property or a portion thereof from which the
  rents issue is situated.

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