Brooklyn, NY asked in Landlord - Tenant for New York

Q: in ny is there a letter for tenant transfer apartment for security deposit difference to use as first month rent

hi, my tenant is switching from the front apartment to the back apartment she paid the security deposit now we both agreed since it will be less rent in the back she will transfer the security deposit from front to back and the difference of $125 will go to first-month rent is there a legal document that I can fill out that state this?

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

A: You might want to provide her with a statement similar to the one you would if she was moving completely within 14 days she moves out of the one apartment. You might want to wait to see the condition of the apartment she is moving out of before putting anything in writing.

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