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2023 New York City Apartment Management Checklist


2023 | 360 pages | Softcover Book + Digital Chapter Access

Written for owners, managing agents, superintendents, cooperative and condominium boards, as well as anyone else involved in the day-to-day operation of a multifamily residential building in New York City, this one-stop resource helps you understand and comply with the myriad of confusing laws and regulations affecting your building and tenants.

An invaluable reference you will go back to time and time again, it provides the reliable information you need to avoid costly fines in regard to heat & hot water, trash removal, recyclables, graffiti, elevators, lead hazards, smoke detectors, window guards, and everything in between.   

With over 50 topics covered, this comprehensive, compliance-focused checklist, often referred to as “The Explainer” tells you:

  • What you need to do and why;
  • When you need to do it; and
  • What happens if you don’t.

2023 New York City Apartment Management Checklist is the definitive source of information on the complex laws that govern the management of New York City apartment buildings.

In this completely updated edition, readers will find clear and comprehensive explanations of the latest rules, regulations, and requirements that owners and managers need to know to stay compliant…and profitable.

Text of Law and Forms Online.Your purchase includes online access to every chapter in PDF format. Each online chapter concludes with the official text of the law or regulation explained in that chapter, as well as copies of any forms you need to comply with the laws discussed in the chapter. Besides explanations of the laws that affect your building, the Checklist contains:

  • A calendar of important dates for 2023; and
  • A directory of city and state agencies that owners and managers have to deal with.

Throughout the 2023 edition of the NYC Apartment Management Checklist, the text of laws and forms relating to each chapter have been updated to reflect changes made since the last edition.  The new edition has been updated to reflect:

  1. New regulations to ban removal or swapping of backflow prevention devices without DEP approval.
  2. Proposed LL97 rules on how to calculate a building's energy use and emission limits, and how to offset emissions through renewable energy credits.
  3. New laws that define "self-closing doors," reduce time to correct related violations, and ban the sale of space heaters that lack thermostats.
  4. Proposed sanitation rules that would change the time that trash can be placed out for next-day pick up.
  5. New Fire Code provisions mandating that outdoor decorative installations be flame resistant.
  6. Amended law clarifying that co-ops can collect transfer fees and late fees for maintenance payments up to 8 percent if permitted in the building.
  7. A new state paint recycling program with drop-off sites for paints, stains, sealers, and varnishes.
  8. Repeal of NYC's rechargeable battery law.

1: Air-Conditioning Systems—Federal Law; 2: Air Contamination Disclosure & Prevention; 3: Asbestos Inspection, Handling & Removal; 4: Backflow Prevention Devices; 5: Boiler/Burner Certification; 6: Boiler Inspections & Access; 7: Building Registration; 8: Building Resiliency Maximization; 9: Carbon Monoxide Detectors; 10: Cooling Tower Maintenance; 11: Energy Conservation; 12: Elevators; 13: Extermination of Insects & Pests; 14: Facade Inspection; 15: Fire & Emergency Safety Plans & Notices; 16: Flameproofing of Materials in Common Areas; 17: Garbage Removal; 18: Graffiti;19: Heat & Hot Water; 20: Keys, Locks & Protective Devices; 21: Lead Paint Disclosure; 22: Lead-Based Paint — Renovation, Repair & Painting; 23: Lead-Based Paint Notice & Inspection Requirements; 24: Lead-Based Paint Hazards — Corrections of; 25: Lead-Based Paint — Work that Will Disturb; 26: Licensed Electricians & Plumbers; 27: Lighting: Exterior & Interior; 28: Managing Agents; 29: Mold; 30: Natural Gas Leak Detection; 31: No Smoking Law; 32: Noise Abatement; 33: Oil Tank Registration, Testing & Spills; 34: Painting: Exterior & Interior; 35: Pets; 36: Recycling; 37: Satellite Dishes & Antennas; 38: Sidewalk Canopies & Sun Control Devices; 39: Sidewalk Repair, Cleaning & Snow Removal; 40: Sidewalk Sheds, Scaffolding & Netting; 41: Sign Posting; 42: Smoke Detectors; 43: Sprinkler System & Standpipe — Installation, Inspection & Painting; 44: Superintendents & Janitorial Services; 45: Tax Assessments; 46: Waste Compactors & Sprinkler Systems; 47: Water & Sewer Bills; 48: Water Tanks, Metering & Conservation; 49: Window Guards; 50: Miscellaneous Duties

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