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Commercial Lease Assistance Program

Free Legal Assistance for Small Business Owners with Lease Issues

If your business needs help with a commercial lease issue in New York City, you may be eligible for free legal services.

Free legal services are available to help eligible businesses:*

  • Sign a new commercial lease
  • Amend, renew, or terminate an existing commercial lease
  • Address a commercial lease-related issue

*To be eligible for free legal services, your business must:

  1. Be a small business according to the U.S. Small Business Services Administration
  2. Be located in New York City
  3. Not be a franchise establishment
  4. Meet the income eligibility requirements of the legal service provider

Note: You will need to log into your SBS Connect account or create a new account, then select "Apply" under Commercial Lease Assistance.

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