The landlord signed a new lease with my ex-partner and is trying to 'roll-over' my deposit to a lease agreement that I am not apart of. I need help getting my lease back as stated in the lease agreement.
I don't think it is. Although it shouldn't have been filed or served that way--it may, and I say MAY be a reason to delay. Generally, these errors happen and are easy to fix. You'd be better off not representing yourself in an eviction for a number of reasons.
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... Read more »
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.
In an ideal world you would speak with your tenant and things would move forward cooperatively. However, that frequently does not work out. Therefore, landlords are required to serve a 90 Day Notice of Termination on a long term tenant before commencing a holdover proceeding in Housing Court to...Read more »
On a month to month lease, we are moving out on the 3rd and new tenants occupy on the 4th. The building manager is saying what they charge us is based on a percentage or what the other tenants don't pay. This all sounds false and shady. We paid every month, never late they walked through the... Read more »
Your question may have gotten overlooked for two weeks because of the categories posted under. You could try reposting and adding "Landlord-Tenant" as a category. There's no guarantee every question here is picked up, but you'd have better chances of a L-T attorney seeing your post there. Good luck
The $900 is the total amount of rent and my security deposit as I discovered there were bedbugs, asked him if he had bed bugs, he said he didn't, I had someone from pest control confirm it was a bed bug, and had him sign a contract stating he would pay me back my first month's rent, along... Read more »
Hi, is your question how you should recover the $900? Assuming there are no eviction issues, your former landlord breached his promise to return the $900 to you. You have the promise in writing. This case seems ideal for small claims court. Downstate may charge slightly differently but small claims...Read more »
I’m a tenant who was a month to month , always paid rent , no issues at the house with police agency or anything else , I maintain the yard and home , I was given a non lease renewal and then a 30 day notice with no notice at all , and the owner has harassed me etc , destroying my personal... Read more »
The landlord of our rental building has informed us that exterior facade work under Local Law 11 will be performed for an undisclosed period of time. They are requiring tenants to remove all items from balconies during the entire time period, however long that may be (and in NYC, this could mean... Read more »
Prior to our new owners closing our home on 8/3, we were offered to stay here ( he resides locally, but not here) and our rent would go from $2400 a month to $2700 a month. We were told by the realtor that they agreed we could stay here for one year, month to month at $2700 We accepted that offer.... Read more »
Is there currently a Lease Agreement in effect? At the very least, have you to be given 90 days notice, and then you would first be served with the proceeding. Have a free telephone consultation with counsel.
We had a lease but he felt it was unnecessary so I knew when I had another year is when he would raise the rent. He raised it for August so I thought it was good for another year. We had a verbal agreement. Please I have 5 kids and one of my child has autism.
This house passed to us immediately upon the death of the Life Tenant - outside if probate. An Executor or Adminstrator has not yet been appointed by the Surrogates Court. The personal property contained within the house must eventually be distributed to the beneficiaries in the former owners will.... Read more »
Hello, I live with my mother in a rent stabilized apt. Unfortunately i was let go from my job during covid and got backed up on my rent. I had to quit my new job also because i was accepted into nursing school. My mother is disabled and on dialysis. My name is on the lease. My question is, can we... Read more »
The letter states that my landlord will violate my and my brother's lease because I have reported the tenants upstairs to the police because they deal drugs out of their apartment. Because I witnessed a favorite tenant of the landlord's buying drugs from one of the drug dealers upstairs,... Read more »
Her refusal comes from her lawyer and without that form my mother and brothers health benefits will end my mother is in need of a surgery that can help her with weight loss from and accident and relieve the risk of becoming blind from Papilledema
The intercom and buzzer for my apartment hasn't worked in over a year. My building management has claimed over the same year that they are waiting on a chip to replace the entire system. In the interim, Ive requested an electrician look at the current system to see if a temporary solution... Read more »
NYS Multiple Dwelling Law Sec. 50-a, regulates entrances: doors, locks and intercommunication systems in building that meet the criteria. Your landlord/ management company has to have the intercom and buzzer. The owner should explain why it is taking a year to fix the intercom and buzzer system....Read more »
He was in unit <12 mos & served Notice of Term. BTW I rec'd ERAP already! His clear ineligibility/fraud reported to ERAP 2 weeks ago by ph 2x.We are before Judge Howard Kings Housing Ct. I am not repped. HELP.
Generally this type of provision is interpretted to mean that the landlord is required to maintain the equipment that generate heat and hot water but the tenant is responsible for the associated utilites necessary to generat the heat and hot water.
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