Resources

Attend an HPD Landlord Resource Fair or a Property Owner Clinic 
HPD's Education and Outreach team regularly organizes Landlord Resource Fairs, in communities across the city. HPD also holds a monthly Property Owner Clinic at our offices in downtown Manhattan.

HPD Residential Property Management classes 
HPD offers free Property Management classes and online courses.

Connect with a Landlord Ambassador
HPD and Enterprise Community Partners work with community-based nonprofit organizations that will help owners of small and mid-sized multifamily buildings throughout the city take advantage of HPD's affordable housing program. Landlord Ambassadors will expand HPD’s affordable housing preservation pipeline by connecting landlords with HPD programs and educating them about program benefits, helping landlords navigate program requirements, and stabilizing at-risk developments by assisting in resolving any management, financial, or physical building issues.

Go Green!
Implementing green building and maintenance practices can save you money and help your tenants and the environment. Visit NYC Greenhouse for more information. 

Options for dealing with difficult tenants
The only legal way a building owner may evict a nonpaying tenant who refuses to move voluntarily is through a nonpayment eviction proceeding in Housing Court. Many leases contain "nuisance" provisions that, under certain circumstances, allow building owners to undertake eviction proceedings for objectionable conduct. See Housing Court Answers for more information.

What to do if your building is in physical or financial trouble
To qualified owners, HPD offers low-interest homeowner repair loans in neighborhoods throughout the city. If your building is already part of an HPD program, our Asset Management team may be able to help. 

Be prepared for a disaster 
Effective May 18, 2014, owners of residential dwellings where at least one unit is not occupied by the owner are required to post a temporary notice with emergency information in the common area of the building:

Do you have property you want to develop for affordable housing?
HPD is seeking partners throughout the city to identify and facilitate new development opportunities. Mission-Based Partnerships.

We have borough offices 
HPD has offices located in each borough to provide services to tenants and owners. Staff from of divisions of code enforcement and neighborhood preservation are there to answer your questions. Borough Service Centers locations.

Submit Rent Rolls electronically
HPD's eRent Roll application allows for the electronic submission and review of rent rolls.

Additional Resources