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How much can rent be raised in a lease renewal?

In NY the amount a landlord may charge as a rent increase for a residential apartment depends …

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Law Office Of Mark A. Siegel answered 3 years ago

What to do if I rented a house and was not told that the landlord also rented a boat slip in my backyard to someone else?

Speak with an attorney; you may have grounds to either rescind the  lease and …

answered 3 years ago

What are a tenant's regarding water damage to their personal property?

NY Real Property Law 235-b (warranty of habitability) provides that:"In every written or oral lease …

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Law Office Of Mark A. Siegel answered 3 years ago

How long before personal property of a renter can be seized for non-payment of rent

If your step-daughter has left the unit she was renting and abandoned her personal …

answered 3 years ago

My roommate is moving out and my landlord whats to change the lease to now included whatever the current/legal rent is?

If you are in a rent stabilized apartment where the landlord now wants to …

answered 3 years ago