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Required Lease Disclosure Forms for NYC Residential Landlords

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Residential landlords in NYC must include several mandatory disclosure forms when presenting tenants with a lease. These required disclosure forms pertain to lead-based paint, window guards, sprinkler systems, bedbug infestation history, flood history, indoor allergen hazards, gas leaks, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide alarms, and reasonableLease Disclosure Forms accommodations for disabilities.

  1. Lead-Based Paint Disclosure (Download Lead-Based-Paint-Disclosure-Form-NY-Rental)
  2. Lead Poisoning Prevention Pamphlet (Download Protect-Your-Family-From-Lead-in-Your-Home)
  3. Window Guards Required Lease Notice to Tenant (Download NYC-Window-Guards-Required-Lease-Notice-to-Tenant)
  4. Sprinkler Disclosure Lease Rider (Download Sprinkler-Disclosure-Lease-Rider)
  5. Notice to Tenant Disclosure of Bedbug Infestation History (Download Notice-to-Tenant-Disclosure-of-Bedbug-Infestation-History)
  6. Flood History and Risk Lease Notice to Residential Tenants (Download Flood-History-and-Risk-Lease-Rider-Notice-to-Residential-Tenants)
  7. Lease/Commencement of Occupancy Notice for Indoor Allergen Hazards (Download Lease-Commencement-of-Occupancy-Notice-for-Indoor-Allergen-Hazards
  8. Notice for Suspected Gas Leaks, Smoke Detecting Devices, and Carbon Monoxide Alarms (Download Notice-for-Suspected-Gas-Leaks-Smoke-Detecting-Devices-and-Carbon-Monoxide-Alarms)
  9. Notice Disclosing Tenants’ Rights to Reasonable Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities (Download NOTICE-DISCLOSING-TENANTS-RIGHTS-TO-REASONABLE-ACCOMMODATIONS-FOR-PERSONS-WITH-DISABILITIES (1))

NYC landlords must also present tenants with an annual lead paint and window guard notice between January 1 and January 15 each year. Tenants must complete and return the form before February 15.

The 2024 version of this form is accessible here.

Written By: Georges Benoliel

Georges has been working in Wall Street for the last 16 years trading derivatives with hedge funds. He has been an active real estate investor for over a decade. Georges graduated from HEC Business School in Paris and holds a master in Finance from ESADE Barcelona.

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