Tenant Law Podcast

Welcome to the Tenant Law Podcast, where we talk about new, interesting, and/or important legal cases affecting New York City tenants. Listen on Apple, Spotify, Google. There are also a bunch of great blog posts on this page of tenant questions and Tenant Learning Platform instructor’s answers.

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Can I run a business from my NYC apartment and not risk eviction?

In Episode 7 we discuss what types of businesses you can run in your New York City apartment and the legal manner in which you can run your business. Listen on Apple, Spotify, or Google. Check out a comprehensive blog post on running a business in your New York City apartment. Ask us your questions

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How do I succeed to (inherit) a Rent Stabilized apartment?

In Episode 6 we discuss how to succeed to (inherit) a Rent Stabilized apartment. We also talk about what happens if you family member is unwilling to testify on your behalf in court. Listen on Apple, Spotify, or Google. There is a DHCR form that the tenant can fill out, that helps establish that you are

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Is there no chance that I am Rent Stabilized if my lease says in big letters across the top that I am not Rent Stabilized? And the difference between Rent Control and Rent Stabilization.

In Episode 5 we discuss the difference between Rent Control and Rent Stabilization and whether a landlord and tenant can contract in or out of rent regulation, as we look at a new appellate case that everyone is talking about. Is this case really a game changer? We also answer the question – “Is there no

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I am a subtenant, I think the tenant I am renting from is Rent Stabilized and overcharging me. What do I do? Can I collect my overcharge award directly from the landlord?

In Episode 4 we discuss what happens when a Rent Stabilized tenant sublets her apartment to a subtenant and overcharges the subtenant more than the legally regulated rent. The tenant could owe the subtenant the overcharge amount back, plus triple damages. Today’s case is interesting because the DHCR held that the landlord, as well as

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