Elmsford, NY asked in Landlord - Tenant and Securities Law for New York

Q: How long of a period before landlord are legal suppose to refund tenant security plus interest It has been 6 months.

Moving letter along with keys was sent to landlord lawyers office.

During the course of the move property was moved out of apt. door lock was change before deadline?

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Mitchell A. Nathanson
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  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Garden City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: You should have received the refund by now if there were no damages or arrears. I would suggest you send a demand notice to the Landlord and follow up with a small claims action, if necessary, assuming the deposit was $5,000 or less.


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