- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Real Property Actions & Proceedings
- Article 7: Summary Proceeding to Recover Possession of Real Property
Section 702 Rent in a residential dwelling
Real Property Actions & Proceedings (RPA)
In a proceeding relating to a residential dwelling or housing accommodation, the term "rent" shall mean the monthly or weekly amount charged in consideration for the use and occupation of a dwelling pursuant to a written or oral rental agreement. No fees, charges or penalties other than rent may be sought in a summary proceeding pursuant to this article, notwithstanding any language to the contrary in any lease or rental agreement.