Landlord-Tenant Attorney in Manhattan

When you are dealing with landlord-tenant issues, things can quickly spiral out of control. Payment disputes, lease trouble, regulations, and other problems can unexpectedly pop up and catch you by surprise. A Manhattan landlord-tenant lawyer can help prevent issues before they come up and help resolve any disputes that arise.

At Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP, our experienced attorneys understand the stress and tension caused by landlord-tenant issues. Our attorneys have an in-depth knowledge of the New York market and regulations. We are ready to stand up for you and your rights in any landlord-tenant matter. To learn more about how a landlord-tenant lawyer in Manhattan can support you, contact us today for a free consultation.

How Our Manhattan Attorneys Help Landlords

Manhattan landlords regularly face legal issues with tenants. Resolving those issues effectively and efficiently is key to a successful business. Our firm can help landlords address the challenges they face. If you are a landlord, an attorney from Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP can help by:

  • Listening to your goals and helping you develop plans and protections for the future
  • Answering your questions about regulations or legislation that may affect you
  • Reviewing and drafting the leases that are central to your business
  • Explaining important landlord-tenant regulations, such as those involving rental rates
  • Ensuring your decisions are in line with landlord-tenant law in New York
  • Representing you in administrative hearings
  • Standing up for your rights in any court proceedings

Our experienced landlord lawyers are ready to support you. To learn more, contact a landlord-tenant lawyer in Manhattan at Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP.

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How Our Manhattan Attorneys Help Tenants

Our firm represents tenants who are facing issues with their leases. If you are a tenant, our lawyers can assist you by:
  • Reviewing your lease and letting you know how it could affect your plans
  • Advising you on your options under your lease
  • Explaining landlord-tenant law and how those laws affect you
  • Helping you explore the protections you’re entitled to under New York law
  • Standing up for your rights when a landlord won’t respect your lease terms
  • Representing you in a dispute with a landlord

If you’re a tenant involved in a fight with a landlord, contact us today to learn how we can help with your specific case.

Common Manhattan Landlord-Tenant Matters We Help With

Our Manhattan landlord-tenant law firm can help with a broad range of issues, including:

  • Holdover Proceedings. Landlords may bring holdover proceedings when they need to remove a tenant from their property. You may be a landlord who is struggling to remove a tenant. Or you may be a tenant who believes your landlord is mistreating you. In either situation, our legal team can help.
  • Eviction and Non-Pay Cases. Paying rent can be a struggle for tenants. At the same time, those rent payments allow landlords to build their business and keep it alive. Whether you need legal support to prevent an eviction or want legal advice in a non-pay case, contact us to learn how we can help.
  • Overcharge Claims. If you are a landlord who is facing overcharge claims or a tenant who suspects an overcharge on monthly payments, we are available to help you understand your options.

Help with Administrative Law/Rent Regulation Matters

We are prepared to help with various administrative law and rent regulation matters, including:

  • DHCR Proceedings and Overcharge Analysis. Manhattan has strict rent controls and regulations. Our experienced attorneys can represent you in any proceedings involving the Division of Housing and Community Renewal.
  • HPD Certificate of Non-Harassment Applications. The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development may require various permits for a change in the use or occupancy of a building. Our attorneys can guide you through the entire application process from start to finish.
  • DOB Permit Filing. Any project in Manhattan will likely involve filings with the Department of Building. Our firm is ready to handle any permit filings that you need.

Residential and Commercial Representation

A lawyer from Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP can help with various residential and commercial real estate needs, including:

  • Pre/Post-Acquisition Due Diligence Reports. Due diligence is a painstaking but crucial part of any construction project. Our detail-oriented attorneys are available to take on any due diligence reports that your project needs.
  • Lease File Auditing and Drafting. Leases are central to any landlord-tenant operation. Our attorneys have extensive experiencing auditing lease files and drafting commercial and residential leases.
  • Condo & Co-Op Lease/Sublease Drafting. Condo and co-op leases can be notoriously complex. Our Manhattan landlord-tenant attorneys can help take the headaches out of this process.

Legislative Updates and Changes

Our attorneys always stay up to date and informed on important legislative changes that might affect your business or estate. For example, it is important that you know and understand these legislative developments:

  • Good Cause Eviction Bill. The good cause eviction bill could affect landlords in ways ranging from limiting rent increases to preventing evictions in many situations. Updates and amendments may be crucial for your operations. Our attorneys can keep you up to date on what those changes mean for you.
  • Small Business Jobs Survival Act. With huge potential effects on commercial leasing, this bill could affect you and your business. Our lawyers can let you know what is happening with the bill, as well as any similar measures being considered.
  • Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 2019. This law has serious implications for how landlords run their businesses. Contact our attorneys today to learn how this law affects you.

Talk to a Manhattan Landlord-Tenant Lawyer Now

If you are a landlord who needs legal support for your operations or a tenant who is facing a lease issue, allow the experienced lawyers at Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP to help you. From lease review and drafting to representation at administrative hearings, our team of landlord-tenant lawyers in Manhattan is ready to stand up for your rights. Our attorneys have decades of experience helping clients like you. We are ready to provide the skill, insight, and personalized approach that you deserve.

When you need answers to your legal questions, turn to Manhattan’s trusted source for landlord-tenant law. For a free consultation, call Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP today or contact us online.

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