New York Real Property Actions & Proceedings Law
Sec. § 769
Jurisdiction; Court; Venue


1.

A special proceeding by tenants of a dwelling in the city of New York or the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland and Westchester for a judgment directing the deposit of rents into court and their use for the purpose of remedying conditions dangerous to life, health or safety may be maintained in the civil court of the city of New York, the district court of the counties of Suffolk and Nassau and the county courts or city courts in the counties of Rockland and Westchester.

2.

The place of trial of the special proceeding shall be within the county in which the real property or a portion thereof from which the rents issue is situated.
Source
Last accessed
Dec. 13, 2016