To terminate a tenancy, you have to follow your state's rules. Return security deposits according to your state's rules to avoid problems with ex-tenants. And remember, lock-outs and retaliation are off-limits.
This all-in-one legal guide includes an overview of terminations and evictions, and includes state-by-state rules on topics such as the amount of time a tenant has to pay rent or move before a landlord can file for eviction.
In New York, a landlord can evict a tenant for any number of reasons. However, before the eviction can occur, the landlord must first terminate the tenancy. This happens when the landlord gives the tenant written notice, as required by state or city law. If the tenant does not comply with the notice,