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Interim Administrative Judge
Hon. George J. Silver
Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for the New York City Courts

Supervising Judge, Housing Court
Hon. Jean Schneider

Chief Clerk
Alia Razzaq

First Deputy Chief Clerk
Eugene Hurley



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 $25,000. 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 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)

Photo of Kings Civil Court
            ° Civil
            ° Housing

New York County (Manhattan)

Photo of New York Civil Court
            ° Civil
            ° Housing

Richmond County (Staten Island)

Photo of Richmond Civil Court
            ° Civil
            ° Housing

Queens County

Photo of Queens  Civil Court
            ° Civil
            ° Housing

Harlem Community Justice Center

Photo of Harlem Community Justice Center
        Justice Center is currently closed