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The Little Book on Evictions


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Release Date: 
January 1955 (8 pages)
Posted Date:   
June 16, 2020



This historic pamphlet, published by New York state’s Temporary State Housing Rent Commission, describes the protections, rights, and responsibilities of tenants facing eviction. The advice applies to renters of private accommodations constructed before February 1, 1947. While this document is undated, it was published during Robert C. Weaver’s term as New York State Rent Administrator, which lasted from 1955 – 1960.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.