Settlements and Stipulations

You and your landlord may reach a settlement to your case in the Resolution Part, in mediation, or even in the Trial Part, with or without the assistance of the…

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York Housing Court Public Service Projects Committee and The Civil Court of the City of New York Fern A. Fisher…

Trials

When you enter the Trial Part courtroom, tell the court clerk or the court officer your name and the name of your case. If there is space in the courtroom,…

Addresses and Public Travel Directions

ADDRESSES AND PUBLIC TRANSIT TRAVEL DIRECTIONS TO NEW YORK CITY HOUSING COURTS Bronx County: 1118 Grand Concourse (at 166th Street) 4 Train to 167th Street; B or D train to…

Glossary of Legal Terms

Abatement A reduction (of rent). ———————————————————————————————————— Adjournment A temporary postponement of the case until a future date. ———————————————————————————————————— Affidavit An affirmed statement made in writing and signed; if sworn, it…

What Do I Do When I Go to Court?

GET TO COURT EARLY! Leave plenty of time to get through security at the entrance of the courthouse. There are free childcare centers located in the Bronx, New York and…

What to Bring to Court

Checklist of Items to Bring With You to Housing Court: __ All court papers and other papers you have received from your landlord. __ Your lease and renewal leases, if…