Housing Preservation & Development (HPD)

HPD enforces housing quality standards in residential properties across all five boroughs. HPD inspects housing complaints, issues violations, and runs enforcement programs to maintain quality of life standards per the Multiple Dwelling Law/Housing Maintenance Code

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Recent Updates

Reminder – Disability Accommodation Notice Must Be Provided By June 17th

Compliance Action Plans For 4 Top NYC Projects In 2022

HPD Proposes New Definitions For Lead-Based Paint

Quick Facts

  • HPD performs hundreds of thousands of code inspections each year.
  • On average, HPD investigates/closes a complaint within 11.3 days, per their 2016 report.
  • HPD includes the Housing Litigation Division, which initiates cases in Housing Court.

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