NYS Real Property Law (RPL)

Laws 1909, Chap. 52

AN ACT relating to real property, constituting chapter fifty of the consolidated laws. Became a law February 17, 1909, with the approval of the Governor. Passed, three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

CHAPTER 50 OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS REAL PROPERTY LAW

The New York State Real Property Law (RPL) covers the spectrum of Real Property issues, including the relationship between Landlord and Tenant. However, it should not be confused with the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law (RPAPL) which details the nature of court proceedings that invariably arise from contested real estate issues.

Of prime concern to tenants is Article 7 which covers the Landlord-Tenant relationshhip. Also of concern are Articles 12-A and 12-C which cover Real Estate Brokers and Apartment Information Vendors.

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