2006 New York Code - Contents Of Petition.



 
    § 772. Contents of petition. The petition shall:
    1. Allege material facts showing that there exists in such dwelling or
  any  part  thereof  one  or more of the following:  a lack of heat or of
  running water or of light or electricity or of adequate sewage  disposal
  facilities,  or any other condition dangerous to life, health or safety,
  which has existed for five days, or an infestation of rodents or  course
  of  conduct  by the owner or his agents of harassment, illegal eviction,
  continued deprivation of services  or  other  acts  dangerous  to  life,
  health or safety.
    2.  If  the  petitioners shall be tenants occupying the dwelling, they
  shall allege the number of petitioners making the petition and that they
  constitute one-third  or  more  of  the  tenants  of  said  dwelling  in
  occupancy thereof.
    3.  Allege  a  brief description of the nature of the work required to
  remove or remedy the condition and an estimate as to  the  cost  thereof
  except  that if the petitioners shall be tenants occupying the dwelling,
  the petition may allege the conditions complained of in which event such
  description shall not be required to be made by anyone not  a  party  to
  the petition.
    4.  If  the  petitioners shall be tenants occupying the dwelling, they
  shall allege the amount of rent due from each such petitioner, monthly.
    5. State the relief sought.

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