New York Local Laws

The guidance around New York's Local Laws are constantly changing and evolving. It's a full-time job just keeping up with it. Let us handle as much or as little of the process as you'd like and you can keep working on the rest of your to-do list!
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Local Law 1

Local Law 1 of 2004, the NYC Lead Poisoning Prevention Law, requires landlords to inspect for and remediate lead-based paint hazards in New York City apartments. 

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Local Law 31

As of August 9, 2020, unit owners must use a 3rd party, EPA certified, inspector or risk assessor to test for lead-based paint on all painted surfaces. 

*More information regarding Local Law 31 is planned to be released by HPD shortly.

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What are the requirements for Local Law 31?


  1. EPA certified inspectors or risk assessors must be used with no affiliation to the owner or potential remediation company
  2. Inspections must take place within 5 years (by August 9, 2025)
  3. If a child under the age of 6 resides in the unit, the inspection must be completed by August 9, 2021 or within 1 year of the child moving in




What are the parameters around "residing in a unit"?


Under Local Law 64 of 2019, the definition of the term "resides" is to routinely spend 10 or more hours per week in a dwelling unit, which includes both a child who lives in the apartment and a child who just visits for this period of time.





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Local Law 55

On January 18th, 2018,  New York City Council passed Local Law 55 of 2018 - the "Asthma Free Housing Act".  It took effect on January 19th, 2019 and requires multiple-dwelling property owners in NYC to investigate and remove all indoor health hazards which trigger asthma.

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What are the requirements for Local Law 31?


  1. EPA certified inspectors or risk assessors must be used with no affiliation to the owner or potential remediation company
  2. Inspections must take place within 5 years (by August 9, 2025)
  3. If a child under the age of 6 resides in the unit, the inspection must be completed by August 9, 2021 or within 1 year of the child moving in




What are the parameters around "residing in a unit"?


Under Local Law 64 of 2019, the definition of the term "resides" is to routinely spend 10 or more hours per week in a dwelling unit, which includes both a child who lives in the apartment and a child who just visits for this period of time.





Local Law 61

Local Law 61 establishes filing requirements for mold contractors that carry out mold assessment and mold remediation for buildings that contain 3 or more dwelling units or are located on a zoning lot that contains 25,000 or more square feet of non-residential floor area. 

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What are the requirements for Local Law 31?


  1. EPA certified inspectors or risk assessors must be used with no affiliation to the owner or potential remediation company
  2. Inspections must take place within 5 years (by August 9, 2025)
  3. If a child under the age of 6 resides in the unit, the inspection must be completed by August 9, 2021 or within 1 year of the child moving in




What are the parameters around "residing in a unit"?


Under Local Law 64 of 2019, the definition of the term "resides" is to routinely spend 10 or more hours per week in a dwelling unit, which includes both a child who lives in the apartment and a child who just visits for this period of time.