Webinar: New Regulations on Reasonable Modifications and Accommodations in Housing
Thursday, Jul 21, 2022 | 12:00 PM
At the end of 2020, Governor Cuomo signed into law requiring that all property owners must notify to their existing and prospective tenants the right to request reasonable modifications and accommodations if they have a disability. It required that disclosure to be in writing and provided to tenants within 30 days of the beginning of their tenancy, as well as prominently posted within housing that has vacancies.
At the time of passage, such details as the manner and content of the written notification and where it needed to be displayed in the property was left up to further regulations by the NYS Division of Human Rights. This Spring, Human Rights published those regulations, which include definitions, examples of reasonable modifications and accommodations as well as a sample copy of the notice.
Attorney Carl L. Finger, Esq. of Finger & Finger, A Professional Corporation, will take you through the new regulations, and what they mean for landlords, co-ops, managing agents, those planning to sublease their apartments, and others.