Posted by TenantNet on July 04, 1998 at 12:37:44:
In Reply to: NYC occupancy limits posted by Jon on June 30, 1998 at 20:14:19:
: Can a landlord legally prevent me from allowing a lover or friend from living with me in a house with 7 bed rooms and i rent a room from him.
Rooming houses may be different. There is a limit of so many occupying so
many square feet, but that's when you put eight people (usually immigrants)
in a room. In most apartment situations, Real Property Law (Live-In lover Law)
allows at least one unrelated roommate -- and the reason, whether economic
or emotional -- is irrelevant. I think it's RPL section 234 or 235, but look it up on the web site.
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