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Administrative Judge
Hon. Carolyn Walker-Diallo

Supervising Judge, Housing Court
Hon. Jack Stoller

Chief Clerk
Alia Razzaq

First Deputy Chief Clerk
Tanya Faye



The Civil Court of the City of New York consists of 3 parts: General Civil, Housing, and Small Claims. General Civil cases includes matters where parties are seeking monetary relief up to $50,000. The Housing Part hears landlord-tenant matters and cases involving maintenance of housing standards. The Small Claims Part hears cases where parties are seeking monetary relief up to $10,000.


Case Types

General Civil:
   • Commercial Landlord-Tenant
   • Consumer Debt
   • Name/Sex Designation Change
   • No Fault

   • Non-payment
   • Holdover
   • HP cases (for tenants seeking repairs)
   • Harassment
   • Article 7A cases
   • Illegal Lockouts

Small Claims:

Courts by County

New York City Civil Court has locations in each of the five Boroughs. In Bronx County, the Civil and Housing Parts are located in two separate courthouses. There is also a community courthouse located in Harlem.

Bronx County

Photo of Bronx  Civil Court
            ° Civil

Photo of Bronx  Housing Court
            ° Housing

Kings County (Brooklyn)

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            ° Civil
            ° Housing

New York County (Manhattan)

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            ° Civil
            ° Housing

Richmond County (Staten Island)

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            ° Civil
            ° Housing

Queens County

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            ° Civil
            ° Housing

Harlem Community Justice Center
Red Hook Justice Center

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        Justice Centers are currently closed