Legal Advice for Renting — 295 results
Written by attorney Andrew Esposito, over 1 year ago.
Recently, I had a client consult that brought up some questions that I do not hear frequently, but strike me as very common.
If a tenant pays "X" amount per month for a period of years as... more
Written by attorney Barbie Lieber, about 1 month ago.
Chapter 7 Debtors may risk losing below market rent stabilized apartments in NYC . The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is considering whether such leases are protected. Pending... more
Written by attorney Steven J. Mack, about 1 year ago.
With many foreclosures around the country, vacant properties are sitting around and are ripe for unscrupulous people to take advantage. The people are praying on unsuspecting renters or... more
Written by attorney Thomas J Major, over 1 year ago.
The Jersey City Rent Control Ordinance requires landlords to provide new tenants with specific information. At the start of each new tenancy a landlord must provide a tenant with a rental... more
Written by attorney James S. Tupitza, 4 months ago.
Many people find mold, or some other contamination in their home or apartment. They go to a doctor and are told the symptoms they exhibit must be coming from the mold or chemical. They... more
Written by attorney David Carrera, 4 months ago.
For more than 20 years, the Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act has remained generally free from major changes. House Bill 77, signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott on June... more
Written by attorney Matthew Schaap, 5 months ago.
The eviction or “unlawful detainer,” (as it is referred to by judges, court administrators and lawyers who know what they’re talking about) is a summary proceeding that remains a mystery to... more
Written by attorney James Caporrino, 6 months ago.
With a stated purpose of ensuring parity between landlords and tenants, a New Jersey law requires that when the lease gives the landlord a right to recover fees and expenses, a parallel... more
Written by attorney Howard Van Den Heuvel, 6 months ago.
As a landlord or tenant, you should know your rights under the law. This article covers legal rights of the landlord and tenant for timing, payments, and upkeep under a lease. I also... more
Written by attorney Sagar P. Parikh, 7 months ago.
The covenant of “quiet enjoyment” is implied in every lease and rental agreement under California law. It doesn’t have to be specifically mentioned in the lease in order for it to protect... more
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