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Notice of Proposed Rule Making – Amendment to Real Estate Broker Qualifying Course
● Criminal Records Sealed after 10 years (English) (Spanish/Español)
Cease and Desist Zones
Real Estate CE Update
Informational Session on Proposed Ventilation Requirements (nails)
Governor's Message on Worker Exploitation
Public Hearings for Cease and Desist Zones
Trainee Regulations Proposal
Real Estate Board Approves Regs to    Strengthen Fair Housing Enforcement    Efforts
Wage Bond Calculator
Nail Specialty Trainee Registration
Wage Bond Form
Notice of Adoption of Emergency
    Regulations for Appearance Enhancement     Establishments

Administration of the Security Guard Act     2014 Annual Report
Hearing Aid Dispenser Program 2014     Annual Report
Sign for Appearance Enhancement     Businesses
Hearing Aid Dispensers Report CY2017
Security Guard Report CY2017

Empire State Development Small Business Resources

15              Empire State Development Small Business Resources

NYS Appearance Enhancement and Barber Licensing Services FAQ

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Occupational Licensure in New York: An Overview (pdf)

Apartment Information Vendors and Apartment Sharing Agents

Legal Memorandum LI05 – Apartment Hunting

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• Consumer Guide to Beauty Salons and Spas
A Guide for Consumers to identify safe practices when interacting with New York State beauty salons and spas.

    (English version pdf)     (Spanish version pdf)

Hair Product Hazard Alert (Consumer) (5/18/11) (pdf)

Hair Product Hazard Alert (Owner/Worker) (5/18/11) (pdf)

Firms that Install, Service or Maintain Security or Fire Alarm Systems

Business of Installing, Servicing, or Maintaining Security or Fire Alarm Systems Consumer Brochure (pdf)

Hearing Aid Dispensers

Consumer Guide for Purchasing Hearing Aids (pdf)

A Consumer’s Guide to Hearing Aids (pdf)

Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons

Real Estate Commissions

A Guide to Professional Conduct - New York State Real Estate Board (pdf)

• Know Your Rights -- Looking to buy, sell or rent property in New York State?
    (English version pdf)     (Spanish version pdf)

eAccessNY – Occupational Licensing Management System for Real Estate Professionals (pdf)