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I think my roommate is over-charging me for renting a room in a rent-stabilized apartment. What can I do?

I think my roommate is over-charging me for renting a room in a rent-stabilized apartment. What can I do? #outerbridgelaw #nyc #landlordtenant#photocred: Alexander MilsWhat is profiteering? If you live in a rent-stabilized Read More

I’m worried about finding another apartment if my landlord sues me. Is there still such a thing as a Tenant Blacklist?

I’m worried about finding another apartment if my landlord sues me. Is there still such a thing as a Tenant Blacklist?#outerbridgelaw #nyc #landlordtenantattorneys#photocred: Anne NygardA tenant blacklist, or a publicly available list Read More

The tenant I was living with left the apartment and left me there, am I now a tenant? Do I have any rights at all?

The tenant I was living with left the apartment and left me there, am I now a tenant? Do I have any rights at all?#outerbridgelaw #nyc #landlordtenantattorneysCOVID-19 has forced many Read More

Let’s talk about sublets: Sublessor Beware!

Let’s talk about sublets: Sublessor Beware!#outerbrigelaw #nyc #landlordtenantattorneys#photocred: Mari Helin As COVID-19 rages, many tenants have left NYC and are seeking to break their lease or sublet their apartment. What is a Read More

My Landlord is accusing me of making unauthorized alterations to my apartment. How do I defend myself?

My Landlord is accusing me of making unauthorized alterations to my apartment.  How do I defend myself? During COVID-19, while many landlords were absent from making repairs, some tenants have taken Read More

Help! My landlord changed my locks and didn’t give me a new key! How do I get back in my apartment?

Help! My landlord changed my locks and didn’t give me a new key! How do I get back in my apartment? Read More

My landlord is harassing me. How can I stop this?

#outerbridgelaw #nyc #landlordtenantattorneys#photocred: Andre HunterUnder the law, if you are a tenant, or legally entitled to occupy an apartment, you can go to civil court to obtain an order prohibiting your landlord Read More

Well, it was nice knowing you. Where’s my money? The Law on Security Deposits

The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (“HSTPA”) significantly overhauled the law on security deposits.  Landlords, beware!  There could be a heavy price to pay if you do Read More

Arrgh! I want out! How to negotiate a Surrender of your Lease

Have you had it with your landlord?  Time to move in with the significant other?  Finally decided to leave New York?  Whatever your reasons for wanting to leave your apartment Read More

Facing a dispute: When should tenants consider hiring a lawyer?

A conflict with a landlord can be incredibly stressful. After all, tenants do not want to put their home in jeopardy while trying to resolve a problem, whether it is Read More

COVID19, Tenant Associations and Should I Organize a Tenant Association in my Building?

By Outerbridge Law PC. www.outerbridgelaw.com What is a tenant association?       A tenant association or TA is any group of tenants in a building or cluster of         Read More

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Welcome to the official blog of  Outerbridge Law P.C. We will begin posting on this blog shortly, so please check back regularly for updates about the firm, notable cases and Read More

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