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Re: Landlord Access: more good info

Posted by New York Tenant on May 20, 2001 at 20:51:44:

In Reply to: Re: Landlord Access: more good info posted by link on May 20, 2001 at 17:54:44:

My point was that New York City tenants have the legal right to install a second lock.

I also believe that any tenant, anywhere has a common law right to instill a security chain and/or a bolt to give greater protection when the tenant and/or his family is home. The chain and/or bolt can be unfastened by anyone present in the apartment or house to give access to the landlord.

And here's a link to Housing Maintenance Code 27-2008, which is the New York City law which governs landlord access:

http://www.housingnyc.com/resources/hmc/sub2/art1.html#27-2008

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