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Who must Follow the New York State Human Laws?

  • Owners

  • Tenants

  • Subtenants

  • Managing agent

  • Real estate broker

  •  Real estate agents

  • Agents and employees

        of the above persons

Examples:

A real estate agent may not aid a landlord who asks not to rent apartments in his building to “minorities.”

A housing complex cannot establish a “no children” rental policy.

A family member who assists her relative in selling her home cannot discriminate

A tenant of an apartment cannot discriminate if subletting the apartment to another person.

A contractor making repairs may not engage in sexual

harassing behavior

 against tenants.

Anyone who sells, rents, or leases housing must follow the New York State Human Rights Law.

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