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If you own:

  • A building with three or more units
  • A building with one or two units, and neither you nor any family member occupies the building

You are required to provide annual registration to the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD).

If this is the first time you are registering a property, you must submit the form with a copy of the deed or a copy of a document that reflects your ownership, interest in, or responsibility for the property. To get a copy of a deed use the, Property Deed or Record page.

Annual registration for buildings is due by September 1.

You can submit registration online or by mail.


Use NYC HPD Property Registration Online System to Register a Building.

By Mail

The completed Property Registration Form should be mailed to:

P.O. Box 3888
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008-3888

You can get a copy of the Property Registration Form emailed or mailed to you.

By Email

You can request a copy be emailed to you and get answers to questions.

Send an email to

By Phone

You can request a paper copy be mailed to you and get answers to questions.

  • Agency: Department of Housing Preservation and Development
  • Division: Registration Assistance Unit
  • Phone Number: (212) 863-7000
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Annual registration costs $13. You will be billed for this amount by the Department of Finance (DOF) on your July Property Tax Bill (PTB). 

Payment must be made directly to DOF through CityPay, by submitting your PTB payment coupon, going in person to a DOF business center location, or by mailing your payment.


Submit your payment through CityPay.

By Mail

If you are only paying the Property Registration fee, please include your Borough, Block and Lot (BBL) of the property and indicate that your payment is for the Property Registration fee on your check.

Mail payment to:

Department of Finance
P.O. Box 680
Newark, NJ 07101-0680

In addition to their payment, building owners must submit a completed Property Registration Form.

The form should be mailed to:

P.O. Box 3888
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008-3888

In Person

For DOF business center locations, visit the Department of Finance Business Centers page.

Payment Problem

For help with a payment problem, use the Agency Charges Collected by the Department of Finance page. 

Property owners who have questions or require assistance with the registration process can schedule an appointment or walk into the Registration Assistance Unit.

Schedule an Appointment

You may schedule an appointment to speak with the Registration Assistance Unit about your property registration issues. Appointments are available for in-person, phone, or video-conference assistance from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Services Available by Appointment:

  1. Assistance with completing Renewal Registration Form
  2. Assistance to First-Time Registrants
  3. Property Sold to New Owner
  4. Responding to Registration Notice Received by HPD
  5. Certified Copy Request (In-Person) - Note: Maximum Number of Certified Copy Requests will be five (5) per Appointment

Schedule an in-person, phone, or video-conference appointment.

Walk In

The Registration Assistance Unit is also open to the public without an appointment on Thursdays only between 9:30 AM to 1 PM, and between 2 PM to 4 PM. You will not be able to enter the building after 4 PM.

Registration Assistance Unit
100 Gold Street, 6th Floor, Section: E
New York, NY 10038

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