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Doubt you can do anything

Posted by MikeW on October 14, 1999 at 13:20:09:

In Reply to: Landlord deceit? posted by Zak on October 13, 1999 at 11:52:03:

Assuming this is NYC

I don't no anything that would compel him to inform you who the other renters are. Nor, would finding out later be grounds to break the lease. The only time you would have recourse is if the students actively caused problems (noise, etc.).

: Hello. I recently moved into a new apartment building. I wonder if anyone knows what remedies are available to me (a tenant)when a landlord fails to disclose that 3 floors (out of 16) will be student housing for a nearby university. I would not have signed a lease for the rent I pay if I knew part of the building would be a dorm.
: I realize my problem does not render the apartment an unlivable space, and is not
: terribly urgent, but would greatly appreciate some information.
: Thank you.

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