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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You might be Rent Stabilized and/or overcharged if your landlord changed the size of your apartment before you moved in!

In Episode 13 we discuss the often abused and hard-to-discover practice of landlords charging first (market rate) rents for “newly created” Rent Stabilized apartments. Free market tenants as well as Rent Stabilized tenants should pay careful attention to this episode. Your free market apartment might be Rent Stabilized and you might be entitled to an

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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

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