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Landlord's Legal Guide in New York

ISBN-10: 1572485914

ISBN-13: 9781572485914

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Brette McWhorter Sember, Mark Warda

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List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Brette McWhorter Sember, J.D. (Clarence, NY), is the author of the children?s book Quiz Book 3: Three Times the Fun. Ms. Sember has also taught an online course for Barnes and Noble University called Responsible Credit Card Spending. The mother of two children, ages nine and fifteen, Ms. Sember is a member of the Society of Children?s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). A former attorney, she also has had extensive experience working with children in her role as law guardian in four counties in New York.

Mark Warda has been a Florida attorney for over thirty years. He received his BA with Honors from the University of Illinois in Chicago and his JD from the University of Illinois in Champaign. <br <br He is the author of over seventy self-help law books. Today Mark is continuing to update his books and running Land Trust Service Corporation. He lives in Lake Wales, Florida with his wife Alexandra and his three year old son, Mark David.

Introduction
General Principles of Landlord/Tenant Law
New York State Laws
Local Laws
Federal Laws
Legal Research
Fictitious Names
Creating the Landlord/Tenant Relationship
Screening Prospective Tenants
Federal Discrimination Laws
New York Discrimination Laws
Discrimination Against Pets
Agreements to Lease
Leases and Rental Agreements
Problem Clauses
Options
Forms
Signatures
Backing Out of a Lease
Security Deposits and Rent
Applicability
Amount
Bank Account
Pet Deposits
Notice
Interest
Keeping the Deposit
Returning the Deposit
Suing for More
Special Rules
Last's Month Rent in Advance
Rent
Rent Regulations
Rules that Apply to Rent
Rent Control
Rent Stabilization
Lofts
Single Room Occupancy
Responsibility for Maintenance
Warranty of Habitability
Nonresidential Rentals
Residential Apartments
Single-Family Homes and Duplexes
Code Violations
Tenants' Rights & Responsibilities
Supers and Managers
Landlord Liability
Injuries on the Premises
Landlord's Warranty of Habitability
Protection from Liability for Injuries
Liability for Crimes on the Premises
Acts by Tenants against Nontenants
Strict Liability
Changing the Terms of the Tenancy
Roommates
Assignment
Sublease
Rent Stabilized Rules
Sale of Property by Landlord
Raising the Rent
Modifying the Lease
Renewing the Lease
Problems During the Tenancy
Landlord's Access to the Premises
Violations by the Tenant
Retaliatory Conduct by the Landlord
Destruction of the Premises
Problems at the End of the Tenancy
Tenant Holding Over
Damage to the Premises
Property Abandoned by Tenant
Terminating a Tenancy
Termination
Tenancies with No Specific Term
Expiration of Rental Term
Employment Rentals
Early Termination by Tenant
Early Termination by Landlord
Special Rules for Public Housing
Death of Tenant
Options to Cancel
Evicting a Tenant
Self-Help by Landlord
Surrender or Abandonment
Settling with the Tenant
Grounds for Eviction
Nonpayment Proceedings
Holdover Proceedings
Using an Attorney
Those Who Can Sue
Court Procedures
Staying the Eviction
Tenant's Possible Defenses
Tenant's Possible Countersuits
Tenant's Appeal
Tenant's Bankruptcy
Landlord's Appeal
Satisfaction of Judgment
Money Damages and Back Rent
Making a Claim
Amount
Liens
Self Service Storage Space-
Applicability
Agreements
Liens
Mobile Home Parks
Glossary
Resources
New York Statutes
Eviction Flowcharts and Legal Holidays
Forms
Index