When you sign a lease agreement for your new apartment, it should clearly spell out the responsibilities and repairs that both you, as the tenant, and your landlord are responsible for making. If it doesn't, then you may benefit from asking for clarification on such matters.
Most of us get creeped out at the thought of sharing living space with mice, rats and roaches. Yet, despite the "ick factor," one Queens family has been forced to live among the vermin in their Queensbridge House apartment.
A tenant has missed multiple rent payments. The landlord wants to evict the tenant from the space, despite the fact that they've had no prior issues and the tenant has adhered to all of the rules in the lease before this incident.
As a renter, you hope that you can live up to the terms of your lease without running into any trouble. Unfortunately, you could soon realize that you are unable to do so.
As a landlord, you create a lease with the idea that your tenant will follow the rules at all times. Unfortunately, it can be a challenge to enforce these rules on a day-to-day basis.
As a landlord, you never want to find that your tenant is not paying on time. This can be frustrating on many levels.
There is more to a holdover eviction than meets the eye. In short, this is a court case in which a landlord sues the tenant for the right to evict the person regardless of if the person is paying his or her rent.
It's no secret that renting an apartment or a room in New York City is not cheap. It can be a nightmare to find something that is both affordable in the moment and that is not in danger of accelerating in price in the near future. The market is an extremely competitive one, and that is why there are many laws in place to offer protections for renters.
You hope that your tenant pays in full and on time every month. There is nothing better than knowing that you can trust this person to live up to his or her end of the rental agreement.
Do you own a residential property or commercial property that you rent out to a tenant? Are you facing the difficult situation of a tenant who is behind on rent and/or unwilling to pay for one reason or another?