For people not living in NYC. This free and easy program will ask you questions and make papers that help you tell a judge why you missed your court date in a landlord-tenant nonpayment or holdover case. The papers ask the judge to let you come back to court to explain why the judgment against you should be vacated.Go to program
For NYC residents. This program makes papers called an Affidavit in Support of an Order to Show Cause. These papers tell a judge why you missed your court date or did not answer in a nonpayment or holdover case and ask the judge to let you come back to court.Go to program
For NYC residents. This program will ask you questions and make papers you need if you want to go back to court to ask the judge to do something in your New York City Housing Court case. You can use this program to:
- Ask for more time to do what you were ordered or agreed to do
- Make the landlord do what he or she was ordered or agreed to do, or
- Go back before the judge for another reason.
Learn more about answering the landlord's petition in either a holdover or nonpayment eviction case.Learn more
If you are currently facing an eviction case and have submitted an application for the Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP), you are entitled to ask the judge to stay, or pause, your eviction case while the application is processed.Learn More