Posted by Dee on August 20, 1996 at 23:18:01:
In Reply to: Re: security deposit posted by TenantNet on July 08, 1996 at 15:51:56:
: : My landlord is claiming that he has not record of my paying the security
: when I moved into the building 6 years ago.
: First issue -- get your bank statement, or request a statement &/or a
: photocopy of the check from your bank.
: : The building changed hands in the 1991 and the current owner saud he
: has no record I renewed my lease in 1992 and 1994 with no mention of
: unpaid security.
: Second issue. If you have a copy of the lease renewals, then that proves it.
: But if you're in NY and rent stabilized, if the owner failed to either
: offer you a **valid and legal** lease renewal offer or failed to
: execute it after you sent it back, then that is in your favor since
: the rent cannot go up. Take this to court instead of DHCR.
: : I have a case pending against my landlord for rent overchange and
: he has been harrassing me do I have any recourse.
: Document what he does. You can file harassment charges with DHCR. They
: won't do anything, but it might cause him to stop. You should read the fact
: sheets and other info on the web site.
Thank you for responding. Regarding issue 2 of your response:
"The building changed hands in the 1991 and the current owner saud he
has no record I renewed my lease in 1992 and 1994 with no mention of
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