Text of the Law

NYC Human Rights Law

Title 8 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York

The NYC Human Rights Law incorporates all the amendments since 1991 when the Law was revised. Each amendment can still be accessed separately from the Amendments section under the Legal heading on the menu. The law is available online or can be downloaded in PDF format and require the Adobe Reader to view.

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Chapter 1. Commission on Human Rights - Download (in PDF)


Chapter 2. Certain Unlawful Real Estate Practices - Download (in PDF)


Chapter 3. Civil Rights Demonstration Protection - Download (in PDF)


Chapter 4. Civil Action to Eliminate Unlawful Discriminatory Practices - Download (in PDF)


Chapter 5. Civil Action by Persons Aggrieved by Unlawful Discriminatory Practices - Download (in PDF)


Chapter 6. Discriminatory Harassment - Download (in PDF)


Chapter 7. Discriminatory Boycotts - Download (in PDF)


The Administrative Code of the City of New York Bias-Based Profiling - Download (in PDF)


NEW YORK CORRECTION LAW ARTICLE 23-A LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES - Download (in PDF)