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3 month lease

Postby ceeulaterc » Thu Mar 20, 2003 11:28 am

I was wondering if it's legal in n.y for a landlord to renew a tenants lease every 3months instead of the mutually agreed 1year and request
additional rent when the building and apartment is crappy
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Re: 3 month lease

Postby TenantNet » Thu Mar 20, 2003 2:06 pm

No it's not legal unless both parties agree to terminate the existing lease prior to its expiration. The LL cannot unilaterally impose a new lease replacing the old one. If the unit is rent regulated, there are additional prohibitions.
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