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What to do if I've been living an an apartment for 4 months without a lease and my roommate gave me 4 days notice to move out?

If you are living in a unit without a written lease, the law presumes …

answered 3 years ago

What is the difference between a sublet tenant and roommate?

A person that rents a room from a person on the actual lease is …

answered 3 years ago

How do I evict a roommate not on the lease?

If she was paying you rent, she was your subtenant (presumably on an oral, …

answered 3 years ago

Can my fiance move into my apartment with me, even though I am the only tenant listed?

Your right to share your apartment with another person is governed by NY Real Property …

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Law Office Of Mark A. Siegel answered 3 years ago

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