2017 New York Laws
RPP - Real Property
Article 7 - Landlord and Tenant
235-BB - Certificates of Occupancy; Required Disclosure to Tenant.

235-bb. Certificates of occupancy; required disclosure to tenant. 1. Prior to executing a residential lease or rental agreement with a tenant, the owner of real property consisting of three or fewer rental units shall provide conspicuous notice in bold face type as to whether a certificate of occupancy, if such certificate is required by law, is currently valid for the dwelling unit subject to the lease or rental agreement. Owners who provide the tenant with an actual copy of the valid certificate of occupancy shall be deemed to have complied with the requirements of this subdivision.

2. Any agreement by a lessee or tenant of premises for dwelling purposes waiving or modifying his or her rights as set forth in this section shall be void as contrary to public policy.

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