N.Y. Multiple Dwelling Law Section 121
Prohibiting advertising that promotes the use of dwelling units in a class A multiple dwelling for other than permanent residence purposes


1.

It shall be unlawful to advertise occupancy or use of dwelling units in a class A multiple dwelling for occupancy that would violate subdivision eight of § 4 (Definitions)section four of this chapter defining a “class A” multiple dwelling as a multiple dwelling that is occupied for permanent residence purposes.

2.

Any person found to have violated the provisions of subdivision one of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars for the first violation, five thousand dollars for the second violation and seven thousand five hundred dollars for the third and subsequent violations.

3.

For the purposes of this section, the term “advertise” shall mean any form of communication for marketing that is used to encourage, persuade or manipulate viewers, readers or listeners into contracting for goods and/or services as may be viewed through various media including, but not limited to, newspapers, magazines, flyers, handbills, television commercials, radio, signage, direct mail, websites or text messages.

4.

Notwithstanding the provisions of § 303 (Enforcement)section three hundred three of this chapter, in a city with a population of one million or more the provisions of this section shall be enforced by the mayor’s office of special enforcement.

Source: Section 121 — Prohibiting advertising that promotes the use of dwelling units in a class A multiple dwelling for other than permanent residence purposes, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MDW/121 (updated Oct. 28, 2016; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Last modified:
Oct. 28, 2016

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