2010 New York Code
RPA - Real Property Actions & Proceedings
Article 7 - (701 - 767) SUMMARY PROCEEDING TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY
756 - Stay of summary proceedings or actions for rent under certain conditions.

§  756.  Stay of summary proceedings or actions for rent under certain
  conditions.  In the event that utilities are discontinued in any part of
  a multiple dwelling because of the failure  of  the  landlord  or  other
  person having control of said multiple dwelling to pay for utilities for
  which he may have contracted, any proceeding to dispossess a tenant from
  said  building or an action against any tenant of said building for rent
  shall be stayed until such time as the landlord or person having control
  of said multiple dwelling pays the amount owing for said  utilities  and
  until such time as the utilities are restored to working order.

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