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Re: Security deposit

Posted by Anna on March 17, 2001 at 22:36:20:

In Reply to: Security deposit posted by Geoff on March 17, 2001 at 15:39:04:

: Brooklyn, NY; Rent stabilized;8-16 units(It's one building, but two different addresses, so I'm not sure what it's considered).

: My landlord required two months security deposit (due to a lack of proof of income they said, I'm in the restaurant business), is this legal, and is it true I can request a refund?


Yes: http://dhcr.state.ny.us/ora/ora.htm


: Landlord has ignored my requests verbally and via certified mail for minor repairs (water damage to ceiling, leaking radiator etc.) what recourse do I have?


How to complain: http://tenant.net/nyc.html


: Landlord did not attach the DHCR rent stabilation rider or show me how the amount of rent charged was arrived at. Can I demand this?


Yes, and call DHCR, ask for a Rent History: this will list all registered rents since 1984.

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