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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

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