Down tenants owe at least $4000 - lease ends Aug 31. He told other tenant he is moving out next week. I want to sell the house so I am sort of glad he is leaving., but I need my money. Do I go to Small Claims - what procedure. I am elderly and ill. Rent is $650.00/month. He has stopped payment when... Read more »
Since mid March the ballet school is not allowed to hold classes nor enter the premises for any reason. This will go on until at least May 15th, possibly longer. The 501C3 has limited resources and the landlord, the Commack school district in NY is asking for rent to be paid during the time the... Read more »
To my knowledge the Governor has not stayed rental payments due to Covid-19. Practically speaking, the landlord cannot force payment at this time because the Courts are closed and all evictions are currently stayed. The rent may still be due, but the landlord does not have much recourse at this...Read more »
Since the courts are essentially closed in response to the COVID19 crisis you will not be able to seek relief from them at this time. Therefore, the most efficient thing would be to communicate with the person who moved out to obtain permission to remove the belongings to be disposed of or placed...Read more »
We moved in May of 2019 and we noticed the windows in our living room were not installed properly. We wrote a email right away to the management company who took note of it and put it off we then continue to wright emails and phone calls to the management company who still to this day has not fixed... Read more »
If you sustained an injury as the result of negligence, you should speak to a personal injury attorney about the prospects of commencing a case for damages. As a result of the COVID crisis, the Courts are essentially closed to non-essential matters. If the repairs you are seeking are an emergency...Read more »
I have rented my apartment last December in a coop I have a lease and in the rider specifically states that the <<sublessee waives any rights or benefits which may be derived from section 226 of the real estate property law nor the provisions of the emergency sublessee Protection act nor the... Read more »
There is nothing you can do at this point. Evictions are stayed until further notice. The landlord/tenant court is closed until further notice. Your tenant knows this, and is taking advantage. Hopefully, the lease is long enough that you will be able to sue later, if the tenant does not pay....Read more »
May sound a bit mad but im not looking to cash out here. I just want our building management to be more competent in making sure tenants do not throw garbage out the their window. There is tampons, menstrual pads, shampoo bottles, dog feces and other unsanitary things that probably shouldn't... Read more »
If you have already notified the building managment and not received a satisfactory response, it may be time to seek an inspection by the City of the conditions. You can call 311 to request an inspection for possible violations.
You would need the landlords consent to have him removed from the lease. That is unlikely as his being on the lease gives the landlord another person to sue if you don't make payments. You should also know that removing his name would not be sufficient to vacate him from the home.
They are constantly slamming all doors including cabinets and so on. They also constantly yell while being in the same room as each other, to the point that it’s almost as if I’m in the same room as them. This also includes verbal fights. The most recent of which was at 12:15am. I’ve lived... Read more »
As the courts are closed to all but essential business because of the COVID19 health crisis, there is probably not much hope a having this issue addressed by the courts in the near future. Practically speaking, the type of problem you are describing is difficult to address even without a health...Read more »
A neighbor's son has been storing his suitcase in our building's lobby for just over 5 weeks now. He changes clothes there daily and keeps his dirty clothes in a trash bag. The neighbor will not let him in her apartment b/c of COVID-19 contamination concerns (b/c this son is homeless).... Read more »
While there is no general prohibition on landlord's to restrict a tenant's guest's access to the common areas of the building, this situation may be an exception. It sounds like the person is residing in the hallway which would be a violation of the building's certificate of...Read more »
I recently signed a lease with a company for an apartment. The company is not the landlord of the apartment. They basically lease the apartment from the actual owner, then lease the apartment back to individual renters like me. The whole process happened on the phone and online.
Signing a contract/lease with different terms than have been previously represented is never a good idea. Generally, if a lease has not yet been executed by both parties, it is not considered a binding contract yet.
Instead of worrying about whether the concessions will actually be...Read more »
Assuming you are asking about a personal injury case. Hopefully your daughter has no injuries besides the prick from the needle. In that case, most personally injury attorneys would be uninterested in the case because damages are calculated based upon the extent of an injury. Generally, damages...Read more »
I moved into my home 8 years ago, at that time my rent was $1495 and my security deposit was $999. My rent has been raised a few times over the years. My rent is currently $1775 and my landlord is raising it to $1940 (it will also included water and heat - new change) and also requesting that I pay... Read more »
I have one rental property and a mortgage on the house she is living in. She states that she will hold the money on an escrow account until she gets more income generated. Does the tenant that is on the original lease have to pay? What do I say back to the sublet about non payment.
First, she is not your tenant and is not obligated to pay you (this is assuming you leased the place to another tenant and that tenant leased it to this woman). Second, your tenant (the prime tenant) is obligated to pay you. Third, the courts are closed to non-essential matters (which this is) and...Read more »
Without knowing more about the lease or the tenancy, it is impossible to know. However, your landlord is not allowed to hold more than 1 month's security deposit in New York as of June 2019 pursuant to the HSTPA. Here is the primary security deposit law in New York:...Read more »
I am locked into a lease until August. Recently, my household income has taken a huge hit due to reduced hours worked and wages earned, and we are struggling to make ends meet. I have always made payments early and have a great history with this company. I contacted my landlord and explained the... Read more »
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