Recent Legal Matters

Learn the relevant and timely legal matters affecting real estate practices. This course covers the legal protections from the Covid-19 virus as outlined in the New York State guidelines for real estate professional practice.

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Approval: #M15952

Credit Type: Legal Matters

Credit: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English

About this Course

In this Course, we will describe the Tenant Broker Fee Ban and its current legal status.  We will also discuss the reprieve of commercial tenant evictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

In addition, we will review the components of a New York Article 78 proceeding and the steps involved.  We will also cover the Housing Stability & Tenant Protection Act and its current status.  We will also cover other cases involving current real estate legal issues in New York and finally cover the New York State guidelines for real estate professional practice regarding protections from the Covid-19 virus.

Course Facts


What You Get

Certificate of completion


Credit Hours

1 hour


Learning Type

100% Online, Available 24/7


Course Structure

At your own pace, save progress as you go



Support available by email, phone, or chat


Course Updates

Content is updated and current


The 30 Hour Construction Outreach course is NOT equivalent to the OSHA 510 or 511 courses and will not meet the course prerequisites to take the OSHA 500 or 501 courses. You must start the course within 12 months of registration, and complete the course within 6 months of starting.

Topics Covered

  • Tenant Broker Fee Ban Status.
  • Article 78 Proceedings.
  • Commercial Tenants’ Reprieve from Evictions.
  • Housing Stability & Tenant Protection Act HSTPA).
  • Miscellaneous Court Decisions.
  • Covid-19 Protection Guidelines.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Describe the Tenant Broker Fee Ban and its status. 
  • Explain the status of the reprieve of commercial tenant evictions under the Covid-19 conditions. 
  • Describe an Article 78 proceeding. 
  • Describe the Housing Stability & Tenant Protection Act and its Status. 
  • Explain other current legal issues in New York. 
  • Describe the mandated protections from Covid-19 New York guidelines that have been implemented. 


When Does My Course Expire?

Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.

For more information about course expiration dates, please read Terms of Use.

How Quickly Will I Get My Certificate of Completion?

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.

What Can I Do If I Lose My Certificate?

If you lose your certificate of completion and need a new one, you can contact customer service at (877) 881-2235 or

What If I Need a Refund for My Training Course?

If for some reason you are not happy and would like a refund, send us a request within 72 hours of purchase. Here are the eligibility requirements you must meet:

  • Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request.
  • You have NOT
    • Attempted any portion of a test or exam.
    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course.

If you meet all of these criteria, submit your refund request in writing via email to with a proof-of-purchase receipt and an explanation for why you are requesting a refund.

You can find more information about our refund policy here.

Regulatory Information

Name:NYS Department of State Division of Licensing Services Bureau of Educational Standards
Website URL:
Address:123 William Street
City:New York City

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