I live in the shelter with our son. the reason me and my son could not stay is because the landlord didn't want no babies in the basement
Dear Bride To Be in Brooklyn
Your husband to be is likely making an illegal basement apartment into a home. If the apartment is illegal that explains the landlord's reluctance to let you and a small child into a possible death trap.
But if the basement home is a legal residence the landlord does not have cause to bar you living with your husband.
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