Attorney General James Cracks Down on Tenant Blacklisting

New York Attorney General Letitia James took action against, and secured a settlement with, Clipper Equity, LLC, as part of her efforts to protect New York tenants by cracking down on “tenant blacklisting.” The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has also launched an online complaint form for New Yorkers to report instances in which landlords have engaged in tenant blacklisting. OAG recommends landlords and property owners refrain from requesting a potential tenant’s court records and rental histories altogether and cease relationships with tenant screening bureaus that continue to provide court records.


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