New York 1-Page Residential Lease Agreement Templates

Last updated April 10th, 2024

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A New York lease agreement is a legal form used when leasing rental property. in exchange for rent payments.

Rental Application – The rental application is a form used by Landlords  to collect information from prospective Tenants credit and renting history.

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Most Recent US Home Facts

  • Population (2023): 334,914,895
  • Median Households (2022): 125,736,353
  • Median Household Income (2022): $75,149
  • Owner-occupied Households (2022): 64.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Agreement Form Must Include the Following

Required Disclosures (10)

  1. Allergen Hazards Disclosure (NYC Only)
  2. Bedbug Infestation Disclosure (NYC Only)
  3. Building Smoking Policy Disclosure (NYC Only)
  4. Certificate of Occupancy
  5. Flood Disclosure
  6. Lead-Based Paint Disclosure
  7. Security Deposit Receipt
  8. Sprinkler System Disclosure
  9. Stove Knob Covers Disclosure (NYC Only)
  10. Window Guard Disclosure (NYC Only)

Security Deposit 

Maximum – Landlords can request from Tenants a total amount of one months’ rent for security deposits.
Return – The Landlord must return all deposits to Tenants within 14 days of the lease end date.

Paying Rent

Grace Period – There’s a five (5) day grace period in New York.

Maximum Late Fee – The maximum late fee Landlords can charge Tenants is 5% of the total rent payment for the period or $50. Must choose the amount that is less.

Source: § 238-A(2)

Landlord Entry

Landlords typically give their Tenants a notice of at lease 24-hours (1 day) before entering the rented premises for any non-emergency purpose.


New York Simple 1 Page Residential Lease Agreement