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, Youtube. 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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Was my rent break for my Rent Stabilized apartment a one-time rent concession or a permanent “Preferential Rent”? And should I join a class action against my landlord?

In Episode 2 we discuss the difference between a permanent “Preferential Rent” and a one-time “rent concession” for Rent Stabilized apartments. We also discuss the pros and cons of tenants joining a class action with other tenants against the landlord. Listen on Apple, Spotify, or Google. Ask us your questions at [email protected].

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Where do I bring a harassment case against my landlord? An Episode of the 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. This weekly pod will be about 10 minutes long. First, we give you some background, so you have the context to understand the case we are discussing. Then we talk about the case itself.

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I had to vacate my apartment early, can the landlord sue me for the last six months of rent?

Ira from Astoria asks: I was a tenant in an affordable housing unit, but I had to move out after six months because there were some type of fumes in the apartment that gave me terrible headaches. My former landlord says I am responsible for the last six months of rent. What can I do?

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Can I inherit my father’s Rent Stabilized apartment?

Scout from Lincoln Square asks: My father just passed away and my siblings and I are in the middle of cleaning out his Rent Stabilized (or maybe Rent Controlled?) apartment. I do not have a copy of my father’s lease. Can I move into my father’s apartment and become the Rent Stabilized tenant? Can I

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