Posted by Michelle Siegel on January 24, 2000 at 18:44:28:
In Reply to: from sublease to lease posted by patrick on January 13, 2000 at 19:40:47:
: I have heard that if your landlord cashes at least three checks directly from your account, you defacto become the leasee. Any thuth to this?
: I have been subleting for over a year and paying the past tenant a hefty premium despite the fact that she has no intentiopn of coming back to New York.
: I am thinking of sending the landlord this months rent directly and seeing what happens.
: Your insight would be appreciated.
My husband and I have been subleting for almost 2 years, our lease is up
May 2000. I just received a letter from the landlord
that we will not be offered to sign a lease. They have cashed all of our
checks from day one, so that makes exactly 20 to date. We are hiring an attorney
to fight this and I will ask this question. I will keep you posted.
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