Is that against the law? I think he is gonna try to keep my deposit
Landlord / Tenant Lawyer
You may write a letter to the landlord and request the name and address of the financial institution where the landlord maintains your security.
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Contracts / Agreements Lawyer
You are entitled to know what bank is holding the security deposit. Make a written request for the information and keep adequate records.
Criminal Defense Attorney
I concur with other counsel.
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Administrative Law Lawyer
New York and New Jersey have different statutes concerning security deposits. NY unlike NJ does not have a specific provision for not telling the tenant where the security deposit has been deposited. In NJ the tenant can apply it as rent. In NY there is not the same provision.