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Posted by Provost on October 16, 2001 at 19:20:04:

In Reply to: Re: Depends posted by Questionable on October 16, 2001 at 19:10:12:

Why do you think the landlord is going to pay for you to live somewhere else ? And do you want to be 'placed' in a shelter ??!

This is New York ... YOU have to take responsibility and consider the ramifications of wherever YOU choose to live. If you're not ready for this real-life responsibility ... go back and live with your mother !


: Yes i knew i would have to leave but that didnt answer my question, Would the landlord have to pay for me to live some where else or would i be placed in a shelter???????

: : Some basement apartments are legal and some aren't. Generally, there must be 2 means of egress from any apartment.

: : As has been said before, don't focus on the "legality" of the apartment. Instead decide if its what you like. There are illegal apartments that are immaculate and legal apartments that are hovels. Some people prefer basement apartments becuase they are cheaper and are usually nice and warm in the winter and cooler in the summer.

: : There are tens of thousands of "illegal" living spaces in the city and most politicians rightfully turn a "blind eye" to the practice because the apartments provide well needed housing. But if the city does cite an owner for an illegal apartment, you'd obviously have to leave.


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