Please refer to Fact Sheet #30 from the NYS HCR Office of Rent Admin. I was not technically a 'primary resident' of my mom, because it wasn't my primary residence during the last two years per my mailing/license address/STAR abatement. But I never changed my shipping address for... View More
From what you have said, it seems like it would be difficult to "win" a succession case in court. Although, an argument can be made that you were there as a caregiver for your mother, the problem being that when the court looks to determine succession they look for documentation such as...View More
I received a verbal go ahead from the landlord. I signed my new lease to my new home on December 24th, however today I received a letter from a law office representing my previous landlord stating “you have, without permission of your landlord sublet/ and or assigned your rights of occupancy to... View More
Based on what you have described, we do not have enough information to answer this in full. But if you have left some occupant in the apartment who was not paying rent to anyone, you may still be liable for the rent, depending on what the facts. However if the occupant that you left in the...View More
I moved in to my apt. in January of 2021. My lease says $2211 with a concession. My final rental price has changed so many times due to the lack of organization and professionalism from the management company. The original agreement with the manager at the time was never recognized by upper... View More
if you have a lease you may have to negotiate with the landlord to end it early depending on the terms of the lease you may be able to sublet the balance of your term it is difficult to give you an answer without having more information
I have a tenant who stayed in the house for 1.5 years and has another 1.5 years on the lease.
The tenant is frequently asking for repairmen to come and fix issues that are borderline negligence (e.g., they said the dishwasher broke and wanted us to install a new one, but our contractor... View More
contract between my friend and me, essentially saying that if she fails to pay her portion of rent and I am on the hook for the entire rent to the landlord, then my friend promises to indemnify me? Are these types of side contracts legal?
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