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Blog Posts in 2015

Settlement Obtained for Rent-Stabilized Tenant

Recently, The Law Office of Steven R. Sutton represented a rent-stabilized tenant in a case against a large real estate developer/builder in lower Manhattan, New York City. The firm filed two separate ...
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What is a landlord allowed to do for an eviction?

Landlord-tenant disputes are common in New York, but legislation over the past generation has attempted to make clear when landlords are authorized to evict their tenants. "Part of the ...
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Breaking a Lease: What are your rights?

It is often the case that renters and tenants need to move out before their lease is up. This breaks or violates the terms of the lease which also stipulates that the landlord cannot raise the monthly ...
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Commercial Tenants' Audit Rights

If you do not trust your landlord to charge you a fair amount of rent, there is no way for you to know if the operating expense numbers reflect reality unless you have the right to check. You would ...
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Required Disclosures when Selling U.S. Real Estate

You may be forced to disclose certain problems with your home when you intend to sell it. Otherwise, you may be charged with fraudulently hiding flaws in your home. In general, you are only required ...
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