The Tenant Learning Pad

A blog of tenant questions and TLP instructors’ answers.

Back to HOME

Tags

Rent Stabilization is Not a Status That You and Your Landlord Can Just Contract Out of for Your Mutual Profit

Tenant Question: I am subletting my Rent Stabilized apartment and I am overcharging my subtenant – I know it and my landlord knows it. My rent is close to the deregulation threshold amount. My landlord and I talked about it. I asked her if she will let me keep the apartment and continue to let

Read more

You Don’t Need to Chase Your Previous Landlord to Get a Rent Abatement – Get the Abatement from the Building’s New Owner!

Tenant’s Question: I’m a tenant of a Rent Stabilized apartment in Brooklyn. The building was just sold and now I have a new landlord. The previous landlord of this building, however, was very bad. I wish that I had sued my old landlord while he was still around. I want to find my previous landlord

Read more