Breaking a lease doesn't necessarily mean you'll be on the hook for the rest of the rent. Learn when you can legally break your lease, and even if you can't, what your landlord must do to try to rerent.
The landlord has asked my parents to move out of our apartment so that her family member can live here. There are six other tenants in our building she could have asked. Can she single us out like this? We've been here for 20 years! I'm also wondering if it's legal for her to evict us just so that a family member can move in.
In New York, a tenant can be evicted for not paying rent or for violating the lease or rental agreement. A tenant may have a defense available to challenge an eviction for one of these reasons. Eviction laws vary depending on whether the rental property is located within New York City or outside the