N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2332
Houses of prostitution

  • abatement
  • release of property on filing bond


If the owner of the premises in which a nuisance, as defined in this article, has been maintained appears and pays all costs of the proceeding and files a bond with sureties to be approved by the court in the full value of the property, to be ascertained by the court, or in vacation by the judge thereof, conditioned that he will immediately abate said nuisance and prevent the same from being established, or kept therein within a period of one year thereafter, the court, or in vacation the judge, if satisfied of his good faith, may order the premises, closed or sought to be closed under the order of abatement, delivered to said owner, and said order of abatement cancelled so far as the same may relate to said real property.


The release of the property under the provisions of this section shall not release it from the injunction herein provided against the property nor any of the defendants nor from any judgment, lien, or liability to which it may be subject by law.

Source: Section 2332 — Houses of prostitution; abatement; release of property on filing bond, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2332 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 2332’s source at nysenate​.gov

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