Landlord-Tenant Law

A good lease is essential to protect the interests of both sides in a real estate rental setting. Our firm will negotiate and draft or review complex and simple residential and commercial lease agreements. We will guide you through the proper procedures to protect your interests, help resolve Landlord Tenant disputes; including Non Payments, Holdovers, Eviction proceedings, Article 78s, Marshal’s Notices, Orders to Show Cause, Non-Primary Residence Proceedings, Owner Occupancy Proceedings, Overcharges, Subleases, Pets, Jury Trials, Injunctions and more.

Security Deposits

Virtually all leases require tenants to give their landlords a security deposit. The security deposit is usually one month’s rent. If a lease is renewed at a greater amount or the rent is increased during the term of the lease, the owner is permitted to collect additional money from the tenant in order to bring [...]
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Month to Month Tenants

Tenants who do not have leases and pay rent on a monthly basis are called “month-to-month” tenants. In localities without rent regulations, tenants who stay past the end of a lease are treated as month-to-month tenants if the landlord accepts their rent. (Real Property Law § 232-c) A month-to-month tenancy outside New York City may [...]
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