The answer largely depends upon how the Board came into possession of the information. Unfortunately, HIPPA does not apply in all circumstances. See the following and the cited website for more info on who HIPPA applies to.
My Mother passed away 7 years ago and had no will. I found an attorney and was made administrator over her estate because she owned a house. I have a sister who wouldn't respond to anything during the process of me trying to get the house transferred into my name. My attorney tried to reach out to... Read more »
Actually, if the only asset was the house, there was no will and you and your half-sister were the only heirs at law, it should not have been necessary to file for an administration as title to the property transfers by operation of law. If your half-sister is unwilling to cooperate with the...Read more »
I am on the lease with 2 other girls but was being harassed. They wanted to find their own subletter so I left and they later found one and I had no contact with them. I forfeited my portion of the security deposit. Now that subletter moved out too and they are looking again. Can they sue me for my... Read more »
When you sign a lease as a co-tenant, each co-tenant remains responsible to the landlord for the full amount of the rent due to the landlord. This is true regardless of whether a co-tenant moves out before the expiration of the lease.
I believe my landlord is illegally evicting me. reason 1.. We were up-to-date on rent, we were behind but paid the balance. Landlord claims we still owe a significant amount, we have all rent receipts (money order receipts) to prove nothing is owed. This has happened a few years ago, and I was... Read more »
If your rent is fully paid, you would have a defense to a nonpayment proceeding. However, unless you reside in a rent-regulated apartment or have the protection of a current lease, the landlord does not need cause to terminate your tenancy and commence a holdover proceeding to evict you.
Hey! So we recently got a summons for court despite paying our owed rent within the five days’ notice they gave. It was initially issued for the end of May, but did not get to us on time so they adjusted the date, as you can see in the photo, with white-out. However, it is my understanding that... Read more »
Regardless of whether you have fully paid your rent, it would be risky to ignore a nonpayment petition. The safer course of action is to attend the court proceeding and bring your proof of payments to establish to the Court that the rent has in fact been paid.
My fiancee and I are living with my parents while we get back on our feet. My dad seems to think he has the right to just come into her room and just go through stuff or to look for things I tell them we don't have. They think we have no privacy rights because they listed us as guests and I think... Read more »
Depending on local building codes and relevant regulations/laws, it may not be legal to place a lock on an bedroom door in a home. However, regardless of the legal issue, you are describing a tense family situation that would probably be better resolved by making your stay as brief as possible....Read more »
My house was sold back to the bank after a foreclosure the Referee listed my exhusband as the Grantor on the deed instead of me. He was removed from the deed by quit claim when we got divorced 12 yrs ago. He was still on the mortgage but he was no longer responsible for that either since he filed... Read more »
How can I get my name off of this house I no longer want this house anymore how do I go about this situation I don’t think he would want to sell if I mention it to him. He already has tried refinancing the house under his name but couldn’t his debt to ratio was too high. What do I do to get out... Read more »
If your mother-in-law passed away while residing in New York State, your husband should be eligible to commence a proceeding to Surrogate's Court called an Administration. The share of the Estate your husband would be entitled to would depend upon whether his mother was married at the time that...Read more »
Txt:"Your security deposit will be used toward any damages made to the room (as you have admitted to there being damage to the carpet) as well as retribution for any unpaid rg&e, internet and water charges after you have moved out. The remainder of the security deposit will be returned back to... Read more »
My lease is month to month ending May 31st and I would simply like more time until July 1st . I do not wish to pursue any other legal action against them but simply want more time. Is this something that I should request via a lawyer?
In NYC to terminate a month-to-month tenancy a landlord is required to serve a 30 Day Notice. If the tenant does not vacate by the date specified in the Notice, the landlord's next step is to serve a Notice of Petition & Petition commencing a holdover proceeding in Housing Court. Because of the...Read more »
This is an alarming situation and more complicated than it may at first seem. If circumstances are not sufficient so that can obtain an Order of Protection from Family Court, relief may be available through Housing Court. However, the person named as tenant on the lease would have to be willing...Read more »
Was under my grandma & her husband. When her husband died 1 property was given to his family. & my grandma stayed with 1. My lawyer found prove of that transaction & she told me al she needed to do was present the donation papers to a judge & the property would be mine. But then hurricane Maria... Read more »
Plaintiff put her name on our house eight months later after stealing all of our worldly possessions.Recently put a fence up that i can't enter my own property. Notary public papers i was not privy to seeing. Removed by police i was!!!!!
There appears to be a lot more to your story than you have been able to post here. It would probably be necessary to sit down with an attorney and take the time to fully explain your situation to receive meaningful advice.
My tenant who hit a light pole at the end of the driveway, they are now demanding my homeowners' insurance info to make a claim. (there's off-street parking too and they claim they couldn't back out)They are now withholding rent until I give it to them. However, I spoke with my insurance company... Read more »
If the tenant is not rent-regulated or protected by the terms of an existing lease, you do not need a reason to commence a holdover proceeding in Housing Court to obtain a warrant of eviction. Since even small errors in legal papers necessary to bring the case can result in dismissal of a case...Read more »
I am purchasing a house in NY and i have being clear to close for the last two weeks, however, my sellers have been difficult about providing a closing date. My loan commitment expires on May 30th but they want to close on May 31st. The contract reads that closing should take place on or about... Read more »
my lease states no dog but i assumed it would be ok because my neighbor has a dog. i did not realize it stated no pets because i brushed right by it. they dont answer my emails and when she does its very rude. i call the office they tell the assitants to say they are not there. what can i do ?
Parties to a lease are presumed to be responsible for reading the documents they sign and if they fail to do so sometimes suffer unfortunate consequences. Fortunately, if the landlord waits more than three months to take action to enforce the "no pet" provision of the lease, you may have a defense...Read more »
It has been 90 days. I had sent a certified letter 30 days before the move and end of lease. My landlord moved without notifying me (which is in violation of the lease) and it never was forwarded because she left no address. I emailed her after moving out and stated to communicate via certified... Read more »
Sounds as though you have already made good faith efforts to recover your security deposit without litigation, so may be time to sue. Depending upon the amount involved and your location, you may be able to sue in Small Claims Court.
I am a tenant of a property that the landlord stated was going into foreclosure. The landlord vacated the property as of November 1st 2018 and at the same time my lease also ended. I continued to pay rent and she still collected payment from Section 8 Housing Authority as well. I put in for a... Read more »
According to the factual description you presented, although a foreclosure judgment was entered the actual sale has not taken place and is instead scheduled for May 2019. Until the property is sold at auction, the owner named in the foreclosure action would remain entitled to collect rents from...Read more »
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