Local Law 153 of 2016 In Effect June 4th

Local Law 153 of 2016 will go into effect on June 4th. Property owners are now required to provide tenants with a notice regarding procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected.

In order to comply with this new law, owners must: provide such notice to each tenant and prospective tenant with the lease or lease renewal form and post and maintain a similar notice in a common area of the building(s).

Failure to post and provide this notice can result in a violation issued by the City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). Owners are permitted to download and use the provided sample of this notice through HPD’s website (you may also download the form by Clicking Here).

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