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Is it legal to rent a home with no certificate of occupancy?

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is it legal to rent a home with no certificate of occupancy?

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Most NY communities have strict rules about renting homes. Suggest you check with the local authorities. There can be fines for doing it without the c/o.,and also the court might do a forced eviction on the tenants.


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Mr. Sarno is licensed to practice law in NJ and NY. His response here is not legal advice and does not create an attorney/ client relationship. The response is in the form of legal education and is intended to provide general information about the matter in question. Many times the questioner may leave out details which would make the reply unsuitable. Mr. Sarno strongly advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in their own state to acquire more information about this issue.

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