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Jurisdiction; court; venue
Real Property Actions & Proceedings (RPA) CHAPTER 81, ARTICLE 7-A
§ 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.