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What Tompkins County renters need to know about New York’s new housing laws

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y. — New York state’s landlord-tenant laws had been stuck in place for several decades but got a significant overhaul in June. With the passage and implementation of the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019, renters will see expanded protections related to evictions, lease renewals, rent increases, security deposits, retaliation and breaking leases […]