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A Local Law To Establish A Fair Housing Law In Ulster CountyFair Housing
The Fair Housing Act is a federal act in the United States intended to protect the buyer or renter of a dwelling from seller or landlord discrimination. Its primary prohibition makes it unlawful to refuse to sell, rent to, or negotiate with any person because of that person’s inclusion in a protected class.

Ulster County Consumer Affairs BureauUlster County Consumer Affairs Bureau
Rent, Utility Service, Heat, Smoke Detectors, Security Deposit, Warranty of Habitability, Entry by Landlord, Discrimination, Lockout, Unlawful Eviction, or Denial of Entry, Eviction, Warrant of Eviction, Legal Assistance
 

 
Housing Guide for Senior CitizensHousing Guide for Senior Citizens
In this booklet, you will find discussions of what your rights are in New York State, a description of several housing options and a guide to the agencies across the state, including Attorney General regional offices, that are available to help you if you need more information.
 

 
Tenant RightsTenants Rights Guide
To assist you, we are pleased to provide our Tenant’s Rights Guide, which summarizes and explains the laws tenants need to know. We hope you find this guide useful as a first-source for any tenant issues you may have.
 

 
Tenant RightsManufactured Home Tenants’ GuideTo assist you, we are pleased to provide our Manufactured Home Tenant’s Guide, which summarizes and explains the laws tenants need to know for Manufactured Homes. We hope you find this guide useful as a firstsource for any tenant issues you may have.
 

 
Section 8Housing Choice Voucher Fact Sheet
The housing choice voucher program is the federal government’s major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market.

 

 

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