Can the landlord refuse to renew my lease if I complain about his poor renovation?

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I began subletting an apartment in 09/09 but signed a lease with landlord in Nov. He promised a "dream" renovation as he called it but therefore would raise the rent by 25% to 1250. He did a horrible job, put the cheapest stuff in, some of it malfunctioning. I'd like to complain and see if he can improve things but am worried he might just not renew my lease in 11/10. Can he do that, or do I have a right to renewal if I pay on time and he has no complaints about me? I'm not rent controlled and the sublet in the beginning turned out to be illegal, so when I signed the agreed rent was $1250.

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