1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Real Property
  4. Article 7: Landlord and Tenant


Section 230 Right of tenants to form, join or participate in tenants' groups

Real Property (RPP)

Right of tenants to form, join or participate in tenants' groups. 1. No landlord shall interfere with the right of a tenant to form, join or participate in the lawful activities of any group, committee or other organization formed to protect the rights of tenants; nor shall any landlord harass, punish, penalize, diminish, or withhold any right, benefit or privilege of a tenant under his tenancy for exercising such right.

  2. Tenants' groups, committees or other tenants' organizations shall have the right to meet without being required to pay a fee in any location on the premises including a community or social room where use is normally subject to a fee which is devoted to the common use of all tenants in a peaceful manner, at reasonable hours and without obstructing access to the premises or facilities. No landlord shall deny such right.