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A blog of tenant questions and TLP instructors’ answers.

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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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