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Re: Illegal Sublet - NYC: not yet!

Posted by MikeW on January 06, 2000 at 16:43:29:

In Reply to: Re: Illegal Sublet - NYC: not yet! posted by Anna on January 04, 2000 at 21:43:58:

: : I live in an unregulated rental building, 3 units in all. The landlord refuses to cooperate regarding a sublease or sublet situation. I am not interested in renewing the lease when it finishes, 6/30/2000. If I do the illegal sublet, can someone advise me on how I should proceed to best shield me from potential liability?
: : thanks,
: : Jeffrey

: Basically, if, after you follow the legally required procedures, the landlord unreasonably refuses a sublet, he has waived the right to collect the balance of your lease (of course, he might sue you and you'd have to fight in court).

: Use the search feature here and also on TenantNet Home with the words 'sublet law': you'll get a lot more info, including the law itself.

Don't be so sure. This is an unregulated unit, so the normal sublet rule don't apply.

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