In addition to the main civil division of the Court, and the Small Claims Part, the Civil Court of the City of New York has a Housing Part devoted to actions and proceedings involving the enforcement of state and local laws for the establishment and maintenance of housing standards. The Housing Part has jurisdiction of summary proceedings, and in addition to judgments of possession, can award a judgment for rent in any amount.
The kinds of cases filed in the Landlord-Tenant Housing Part Office and decided in the Housing Court, include the following:
1. Residential Holdover Proceedings
2. Residential Non-Payment Proceedings
3. RPAPL Section 7A actions
4. Post-Eviction proceedings
5. Housing Part Proceedings (HP)