New York Consolidated Laws, Real Property Law - RPP § 235-g. Electronic billing and/or payment of rent

1. A landlord shall not require a lessee or tenant to use an electronic billing and/or payment system as the only method for the payment of rent.  A landlord shall not assess any fee or other charge for a lessee or tenant that chooses not to use an electronic billing and/or payment system.

2. Any agreement by a lessee or tenant of a dwelling waiving or modifying his or her rights as set forth in this section shall be void as contrary to public policy.

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