The following list of Resources are from entities that are outside of the Finger Lakes Landlord Association. The information and links provided here are for convenience and prudence in thoroughly researching a particular issue. If you are a landlord, please refer to our list of Associate Member Service Providers, or Town and County links to gain further knowledge or know-how to solve your issue.

New York State


Most NYS rental laws are contained in RPP, Article 7-Landlord Tenant Law; and RPA, Article 7 - Summary Proceedings

Corona Virus Updates - Governor's Page

This link displays the most current, official State declarations in the fight against Covid-19

NYS Rent Relief Program 2020

COVID-related rent relief offered by NYS through HCR. Applications ended 2/1/2021. Background information.

Smoke Free Housing NY

SmokeFreeHousingNY is funded by the Dept of Health, Tobacco Control Program. Their goal is to protect the health of NYS residents by increasing the availability of smoke-free multi-unit housing throughout the State.

Tenants' Rights

Guide to Tenants' Rights is a great resource for landlords.

Unified Court Sys - Eviction Procedures

NYS Updated Court Eviction Proceedings Outside of NYC

Unified Courts Sys - Forms

Additional forms such as Affidavit of Service, 7th district approved.

Federal Assistance

Senior Emergency Housing

Programs available throughout the country to help homeless seniors find stable housing and meet other basic needs. 

Senior Housing - Emergency Guide

Seniors can be connected to the resources they need by dialing 2-1-1 from nearly anywhere in the U.S. Family members can also call on behalf of their loved ones or access information online via the United Way.

Fair Housing Laws

Federal Fair Housing Law defined by HUD

Know your responsibilities and mandates under the Federal Housing Law.

NYS Fair Housing - Division Human Rights

NYS State Division of Human Rights (DHR) and Federal Housing Urban Development (HUD) both enforce fair housing discrimination. Know the law before you rent. 

Applicant Screening

Fair Credit Reporting Act

Federal Trade Commission - Fair Credit Reporting Act states, "Companies that provide information to consumer reporting agencies also have specific legal obligations, including the duty to investigate disputed information."

Free Credit Report for Tenants

Save the hassle and cost of credit reporting. Applicants can get their own report for FREE.

NYS Sex Offender Registry

NYS Dept of Criminal Justice monitors residency of local persons convicted of sexual offenses.

Management Tools & Associations

American Apartment Owners Association

News articles and resources for landlords from around the country

National Apartmement Association

Stay informed about the national apartment management marketplace and best practices in all situation, all around the country.

Courts & County Sheriff

Ontario County Clifton Springs Village Court

Village Court phone only 315-462-3048 Judge John Maslyn. Only covers 1 square mile of village jurisdiction. Rt. 96 to E to CR 13 West through the south end at Pearl St and meeting back up at CR 13 on the west end/

Ontario County Manchester Town Court

Court is held Wednesdays at 6:30 PM **CLOSED EVERY TUESDAY & FRIDAY**

Ontario County Phelps Town Court

1331 St. Rt. 88 Phelps NY 14532 (315)-548-2090

Justices: Robert Gosper & Gary Fisher

Business Hours: M-F 9am-11:45 am

Court Nights: Every 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 5:00 pm

Please use this link is for Do It Yourself Forms

County & Town Officials

Finger Lakes Housing COC Housing Consortium

Finger Lakes region of NY, in Wayne, Seneca, Ontario, Yates Counties, housing network of providers.

Monroe County COC Housing Consortium

Coalition of housing providers in the Rochester, NY region.

Ontario County Real Property

Ontario County Property Lookup

Wayne County - Real Property Assessment Data

Use this online search tool to find assessment information for properties in Wayne County.

Wayne County - Treasurer Property Tax Search

Use this online search tool to find tax bill information on properties in Wayne County.

Wayne County Water Authority

Water and Sewer accounts in the greater Wayne County area are managed and operated by the Wayne County Water Authority.

Yates County - Penn Yan, Village - Code Office

Contact Bruce Lyon at 315-536-6397.

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