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Should I Warn Prospective Tenants About My Noisy Neighbor?
Q: I live in a rent-stabilized apartment ... me put a warning out there? A: You have a constitutional and statutory right to speak up about building conditions. However, you can’t go around bad-mouthi... read more
Landlord trying to evict elderly ‘cat lady’ from apartment
A Manhattan landlord is trying to boot a 73-year-old woman out of her $972-a-month rent-stabilized apartment near Central Park by painting ... “Sometimes I get a little upset,” she said. “My friend sa... read more
Tenant Troubles: Can My Landlord Search My Apartment For Pot?
So, I just got this letter in the mail from the real estate company who owns the apartment building I’ve live in (about 15 units), and it just seems weird to me ... How can you enforce your rights if ... read more
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Reasonable Doubt: Can my landlord stop me from smoking in my rented unit?
Your lease with your landlord may contain restrictions with respect to smoking. Given that the odour of cigarette, cigar or marijuana smoke can linger ... Your landlord may not be able to legally evic... read more
Fighting fraud and for your right to the right rent
Visit the Department of Finance Web site, type in your address, and see if your landlord is ... led to an increase of “eviction by harassment,” under which landlords repeatedly push tenants out quickl... read more
Elderly Cancer Survivor Facing Eviction From Rent-Stabilized Apartment
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — She beat cancer, but now a woman who put her rent-stabilized ... it comes to renting out your apartment in the state of New York. “You can sublet your apartment on a long-term ... read more
Proposed ordinance stands to protect renters from landlord retaliation
Any harassment, rent increase, failure to renew a lease, or eviction within six months of a renter's request for help or complaint to the city will be assumed to be retaliation. A landlord found ... " ... read more
N.Y. Today: Protecting Rent-Stabilized Tenants From Shady Landlords
New: New York has about a million rent-stabilized apartments ... Plaza Hotel to wait for my wife, who was with a friend nearby. As I watched people coming and going at the Plaza, I felt the presence o... read more
‘This is my home’: Tenant feuding with landlord who wants to kick him out
A developer is trying to boot an elderly concentration-camp survivor from his rent-stabilized Manhattan ... no small irony that the landlord has seized on the Banul Manta property as a basis for attem... read more
Answers About Tenant-Landlord Issues, Part 1
My landlord has threatened to evict me because I complained to the city about no heat, though I haven’t been served papers yet. My question is: Can I sue the landlord ... I am 70 years old and live in ... read more