If you were served with a summons and complaint, you will need to submit responding papers within a specified time depending upon how you were served. Suggest retaining an attorney to do so on your behalf and to attempt to negotiate a resolution on your behalf.
The reason it don't auto-renew is that he emailed me stating that he was not renewing it about 2 months ago. It was a 90 day notice via email. Not in writing. He want's to move in our apartment on September 1st and we can't find a like place around here. My wife is on unemployment... Read more »
Unless you are protected by a lease or rent regulation, a landlord does not have to renew your lease. However, if you do not voluntarily surrender possession, the landlord must start a court case and obtain a judgment before you can be evicted. If you are current on your rent payments, the Court...Read more »
I'm renting a house that was sold. The new owners issued a Notice to Vacate so that they could renovate and flip the house. After finding out, within a month, the cost to renovate, they are selling it. Is the 30-Day Notice they issued valid when the new owner becomes my landlord for the... Read more »
Generally, a new owner steps into the shoes of the previous owner with respect to tenancy issues. However, as a result of the Covid crisis there is a moratorium on evictions until at least August 20th so you should have ample time.
We want to get out of lease early bc of covid and ability to afford rent because of loss of work. Our landlord said no but said we can switch from a year lease to 3 months. They want to charge us $500 to even just start the paperwork and then $500 for June and July rent that we have already paid,... Read more »
Even with the havoc that the Covid crisis has created, generally tenants remain responsible for the remaining term of any unexpired leases. If the landlord is willing to release you from the remaining term of your lease, it is not unusual to require a payment of some type. Appears that basically...Read more »
If you were served with papers divroce papers, regardless of your personally feelings regarding its cause, you will need to take steps to protect your interests. Therefore, you should give serious consideration to retaining an attorney to file an answer to the pleadings and move forward. Hiring...Read more »
Yes a tenant in the same building over a year ago had a very bad infestation. Management did not act quickly but said the tenant would not allow access. The policy here is to spray each apartment once a month. Consequently many of the apartment s are overrun with roaches. Because of Managements... Read more »
What happened last year isn't particularly relevant to your current question. If the apartment is rendered uninhabitable because of conditions such as needed repairs or infestation, this can be considered a breach of the warranty of habitability leading to the constructive eviction of a...Read more »
I submitted a offer on a house. The seller countered and I accepted. The seller's agent then called my agent stating there was an escalation offer at ask and could we offer seller a little more. I offered $10,000 more. The seller accepted and signed the paperwork, which is sitting at... Read more »
Generally a fully executed and delivered contract of sale (not offer) is required to have a fully enforceable agreement. However, if you have a high tolerance for risk, depending upon the facts of your particular case, you may have an actionable claim if you are prepared to litigate.
Unfortunately, many small business tenants are in the same position you described. Although there is an Executive Order that places a moratorium on evictions until August 20th, rent payments that became due during the COVID-19 crisis have not been abated and remain due. My firm has been...Read more »
As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, a flood of residential and commercial tenants are seeking to surrender possession and walk away from their lease obligations. Although there is an Executive Order imposing a moratorium on evictions until August 20th, there is not legislation that relieves...Read more »
I live in Georgia and she lived in New York. I am the Executor of the will if appointed voluntary administrator is that all I need to carry out duties as Executor and will I be able to access banking info and have access to her apartment.
If the will leaves the property to the four siblings, you do not have to "purchase" the coop but it may need to be transferred to your name before it can be transferred to a third-party purchaser. It is likely that you will need a New York attorney to probate your mother's will and...Read more »
We have never not paid the rent except in the last month where we paid 50% as our business income has gone to zero since Covid started. Landlord suggested one smaller office space but cost to move and fact that we need to remove this overhead entirely means it's not necessarily a solution.... Read more »
Many tenants with otherwise outstanding track records with their landlords have been unable to meet ongoing rent obligations as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. Sometimes, the terms of a specific lease or guaranty can provide a basis to end a lease early or at least suspend payments that became...Read more »
Many people are reluctant to have service people in their homes during the Covid crisis. If this is an emergency situation, you can commence a court proceeding to compel access. However, this generally means spending money on legal fees that are difficult or impossible to recover. Therefore, if...Read more »
Management knew that I wont be on the lease but id be living there as I went with him to sign the lease. I've done some research on squatters rights but iam unsure if it pertains to me. I'd like to stay with the apartment but would like to advise management. This building is not Section 8... Read more »
If the building is subject to Rent Stabilization or other rent regulation, you may be entitled to succession rights provided you lived with your farther for the required time before he passed. Even if that isn’t the case, many landlords would be happy to keep on a good tenant
Unless you are protected by a lease or live in rent-regulated property, a landlord does not need a reason to terminate your tenancy. However, a landlord has to go to court and obtain a judgment of possession first and can’t just lock you out
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