Skaneateles, NY asked in Landlord - Tenant for New York

Q: Can a landlord evict because tenant stop paying rent for no repairs and cockroach infested we put our rent money toward

One of the tenants are disabled the other one has a asthmatic machine. So what can we do legally to get our electric back on because they shut it off. We put our rent toward cockroach sprays and bug killer and bait and traps

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Sandra M. Colatosti
Sandra M. Colatosti
  • Licensed in New York

A: Your landlord can start a non-payment eviction proceeding. You would be entitled to a reduction in the rent for breach of warranty of habitability, but not necessarily the entire rent.

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