If you pay the money but don't feel it was just, you may commence a case in Small Claims Court to recover the money you believe was collected wrongly. However, if you owe money for rent arrears, the landlord may counterclaim against you.
My roommate & I have signed a 2yr lease on an NYC apartment w/ a rider saying that we can leave at 1yr if we give notice by the 9mo mark. We emailed it to them along w/ the signed copy of the rider & havent heard much from them since. Since Movein our exp w/ mgmt & repairs has been bad... Read more »
Potential legal fallout? If you do not pay rent, even if you have numerous valid reasons and evidence of good cause not to pay rent [Wow. Your narrative suggests you should have stopped paying rent months ago and forced the landlord to prove why you should ever pay rent, considering that the...Read more »
I was evicted had 30 days to try to get my things at my place called and texts went unanswered.he now wants to charge me 500.00 too gain access to get my things.i was within my right of the 30days.his action is crude heartless.i feel I should not have to pay to get my things even though I was... Read more »
Would you prefer to lose all your left behind possessions? This is your choice right now. You could sue your cruel heartless former landlord for $500 in Small Claims Court after you have your property.
Going in and emptying the room is not lawful. You should confirm that the tenant is in prison and then try to contact them to find out what they would and would not be able and willing to do to keep the place or whether they would surrender the premises. If no agreement can be reached, you may have...Read more »
It is not lawful for the landlord to enter into your apartment in the way that you have described. As a tenant, you have exclusive possession of the space that you are paying rent for. If the landlord would like to get access to your apartment, the landlord has to request reasonable days for...Read more »
I filed charges against brother for assult and few days later agg harresent. My mother tried having my spouse removed from the house and put on street and told him if he didn't leave she would call her son Mathew and have him removed forcefully. Matt came to our home and I protected my spouse... Read more »
Based upon what you have said, the Family Court judge can appoint a lawyer for you at no charge to you in regard to the Order of Protection. Just be sure to let them know you cannot afford to hire your own attorney.
Security deposits are designed to provide the landlord with protection against the cost of damages or unpaid rent at the end of a tenancy. Therefore, landlords are not obligated to apply the security deposit towards rent while a tenant is still in occupancy.
I owed previous owners back rent which I had already made arrangements with them, do I legally have to pay the new owners the back rent I had owed to the previous owners? Or do I start with a fresh slate and only pay what is owed monthly to the new owners?
Did the former owner inform you to pay rent to the new owner? Did the former owner confirm that the past rent owed was not assigned to the new owner to recover? Clearly, you do not pay the old owner and the new owner the...Read more »
Depending on when a building was constructed or modified, a certificate of occupancy may not be required. Testing is usually required to verify the presense of asbestos. If a security deposit was required, the landlord is not permitted to also collect last month's rent.
The dog I am interested in is a Cavapoo hypoallergenic and how not entered the property. They are denying because I mentioned the puppy is also going to be a PSD in training but the puppy will be an ESA first.
I am not able to locate a specific legislatively created crime for the events you described. You may report the broker to the licensing authority if you wish to follow up. https://dos.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2022/09/1507-f.pdf
It might be difficult for attorneys here to reply to you. The format here is only basic Q & A - it doesn't work like an attorney referral service. The closest thing might be the tab above, "Find a Lawyer," which you could use to supplement your own searches. You could search...Read more »
I am a home owner and would like to know what am I responsible to repair for my tenant if he breaks/damages it due to his negligence? I had to replace a good working ceiling fan because he kept ranking so hard. Now the oven door frame has to replaced on a new stove and all he is said was that he... Read more »
Generally, in an ordinary apartment residential rental, the landlord is always responsible for making repairs to appliances and maintaining the rented apartment in the same condition as when the tenant took over occupancy. Your service contracts may cover the...Read more »
In Ref: EF2021-0863, Tompkins County. In a complicated Civil Lawsuit of an Absentee Landlord against Rental Management Agency, and therefore its two vulnerable tenants, The Supreme Court has referred the case to Civil Mediation Court for ADR for settlement.
Good day. You did not mention your relation to the tenants, the litigation, and the property. But you are a defendant, united in interest with your co-tenant, also a defendant, you were represented by Legal Services counsel, your counsel was permitted to be relieved of the...Read more »
I am a home owner and when my tenant moved in, all appliances including ceiling fan was in excellent working safe condition. Last summer I had to replace the ceiling fan because he was being too rough with it that the wires got disconnected. Now the oven door frame is broke (looks like it was... Read more »
If the tenant is responsible for paying for any damage caused to your property. Therefore, you can ask him to pay for repair or replacement of the item. If he refuses to pay, you may deduct from his security deposit or take him to small claims court. However, the court may only award you an amount...Read more »
I left some stuff in my apartment I just moved out of I wanna know because I left like 3 boxes a BB gun and a sword can the landlord come at me about it? My ex is making a big deal about saying she would let them come after me I can't see them doing that if the security deposit covers and... Read more »
Most forms of New York State residential leases provide that upon moving out any left behind personal property of the Tenant is abandoned and the Landlord is able to dispose without incurred any liability.
Of course, you did not mention that you had a lease...Read more »
New York Real Property Law Section 227-f provides as follows:
"No landlord of a residential premises shall refuse to rent or offer a lease to a potential tenant on the basis that the potential tenant was involved in a past or pending landlord tenant action or summary...Read more »
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