Posted by don on October 23, 2001 at 14:40:42:
In Reply to: rent increase posted by Holly on October 23, 2001 at 13:40:52:
If you have 2 months security or paid last months rent he must give you 60 days notice of an increase or not to renew....
If you like it there sign a lease...... 20% increase over 3 years is very reasonable in this market.
: I signed a one-year lease (with a second person who's no longer in the apt.) in Brooklyn beginning Jan. 1998. It is a 2-story with the landlord living below (and sometimes a second tenant in the basement.) When the lease ran out, the landlord just ignored the situation, and didn't ask for more rent. Effective Jan. 2000 he raised the rent from $1000/month to $1050/month. He did not propose a new lease, just gave me 2-months notice that the rent was going up. Now, he has given me notice that the rent as of Jan. 2002 will be $1200/month because of the "increased cost of building maintenance." Is there any limit on how much he can raise my rent? Thanks for any help you can offer!
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