NYC Tenants, You Are Entitled To Heat In Your Home!

During the months of October 1 through May 31 NYC landlords are required to ensure that apartments are reasonably heated.

What does that mean… Between 6am and 10pm if the outside is colder than 55 degrees the inside must be at least 68 degrees Fahrenheit.

Hot water is also a requirement, 365 days a year at a constant minimum temp of 120 degrees.

So what do you do if you don’t have proper heat.

(1) try to resolve the problem with your landlord.

(2) Take temperature readings and record them.

(3) send your Landlord a certified letter about the condition.

(4) Call 311 or use their mobile app make a complaint have the City inspect the conditions.

(5) Call us (212) 732-0091 we can help!