Attorney General Eric Schniederman released new guidance for tenants who may be facing landlord harassment on the basis of immigration status. In a news release Schniederman says this guidance will help ensure that all tenants know their rights and should serve as a reminder that his office will pursue to the fullest extent of the law any landlord who illegally harasses tenants.

Schneiderman says those who believe they are a victim of harassment should call 800-566-7636.  The guidance is available at