The City of Albany frequently receives calls from landlords with questions about specific situations. While we try to provide basic guidance, we are unable to provide legal advice. This is where the assistance of an attorney can be a valuable resource.
Attorneys who practice landlord-tenant law typically have experience with eviction cases, small and commercial claims, and negotiating with tenants. The following resources may be of use when searching for an attorney for your rental business.
New York State Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association offers a low-cost Lawyer Referral Service. This gives you an opportunity to sit down with an attorney for a brief consultation before you decide whether or not you need further counsel, and if that attorney would be a good fit for you. Low-income services are available.