Category: Landlord-Tenant

Judge voids Albany’s good cause eviction law; tenants abandon city-by-city push

July 8, 2022 | Landlord-Tenant

Housing Justice for All will concentrate on passing a statewide measure By Suzannah Cavanaugh | Research By Kathryn Brenzel  at The RealDeal Less than a year after Albany made history as the first New York municipality to pass good cause...

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I’m on a Monthly Lease. Can My Landlord Suddenly Evict Me and My Dog?

June 6, 2022 | Landlord-Tenant

Renting on a month-to-month basis can leave tenants in a vulnerable position. But landlords often want to make a deal rather than evict. By Ronda Kaysen at The New York Times Q: My wife and...

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Hamptons Summer Landlords Rejoice Due to Rent Law Amendment

May 13, 2022 | Landlord-Tenant

As we all know, the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) of 2019 placed a limit on how much security deposit a landlord in NY can collect from a tenant (the equivalent of...

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Good Cause Eviction Takes Significant Step Towards NYC Reality

July 29, 2021 | Landlord-Tenant

The ‘good cause eviction’ bill (S2892) recently took a major step towards making its way to NYC. On July 19, 2021, the Albany Common Council approved legislation which aimed at protecting tenants from large...

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What to Do if Facing Eviction

July 14, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

COVID-19 still impacting New York City and many are left with questions on what to do if they are evicted after Executive Order 202.28 expires on August 20, 2020. Expiring eviction freezes like Executive...

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What Will Happen to Large NYC Rents?

July 14, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

When the stay at home orders were put on the city in March, much of the life and energy that made New York City was sucked away. People opted to “weather the storm” outside...

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What COVID-19 has done to New Development

July 14, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a wrench in many long-term plans and new developments are no exception. New developments such as those in in Long Island City, Queens, a place where there was great...

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COVID-19 in New York City: The Issue of Unpaid Rent

July 2, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

As New York City begins to open after months of shut down, landlords are hopeful about collecting unpaid rents that have accumulated due to COVID-19’s impact on tenants. Under Executive Order 202.28, landlords are...

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How Landlords Will Safely Re-Open?

July 2, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

New York City landlords are taking drastic measures to safely re-open their buildings in phases. Most buildings in New York City are following CDC and State guidelines. Phase one, which started a few weeks...

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Navigating Landlord-Tenant Law in a COVID-19 World

July 2, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

DOWNLOAD POWERPOINT PRESENTATION HERE Regulatory Changes NYS has issued a moratorium on all eviction proceedings through August 20th. NYC Housing Court is only accepting “essential applications” such as landlord lockouts, serious housing code violations,...

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