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Landlord and Tenant Law

Landlord/tenant issues can affect individuals who have entered into residential leases or businesses involved in commercial leases. Because the laws that affect landlord/tenant relationships change and grow in complexity on a regular basis, it is important to enlist the services of a qualified lawyer to help you resolve disputes about your leasing arrangments.

New York City’s Housing CourtIn New York City, the New York City Civil Court Housing Part hears cases related to landlord and tenant disputes. The court is “devoted to actions and proceedings involving the enforcement of state and local laws for the establishment and maintenance of housing standards.”

Civil Court case filings total more than 625,000 per year. The Housing Part oversees cases involving:

● Residential non-payment
● Residential holdover proceedings
● Post-eviction proceedings

● Housing Part Proceedings

● Real Property Actions and                Proceedings Law cases

Source: New York State Unified Court System

New York landlord and tenant law attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman work with either landlords or tenants, providing the reliable legal knowledge and assured guidance needed to constructively reconcile disputes over residential or commercial properties.

When it comes to residential lease issues, the New York landlord and tenant lawyers at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are qualified to advise you on such matters as:

● Breach of lease
● Sublease issues
● Eviction proceedings
● Lease renewals or cancellations
● Lease options
● Collections
● Nuisance issues
● Breach of warranty of habitability

Our experienced New York landlord and tenant attorneys know that leases can be particularly vital to business owners, who must be able to ensure continuity in their locations if they are to maintain relationships with customers and remain competitive. Our landlord/tenant lawyers are experienced in working to obtain positive results for commercial landlords and tenants involved in issues such as:

● Breach of lease
● Collections
● Rent issues, including overcharging and tenant’s inability to pay
● Eviction proceedings
● Summary proceedings
● Landlord liability
● Property damage issues
● Appeals

At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our New York landlord and tenant attorneys work strategically to find constructive solutions to disputes about residential or commercial leases. We know that litigation can take time and cause expense. However, when alternative dispute resolutions fail to produce a satisfactory result, our landlord and tenant lawyers are fully prepared to put their litigation skills to work for you. Our performance in the courtroom assures our clients of forceful representation of your best interests.

The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman represent clients throughout the New York City and Long Island area, including Queens, the Bronx, and Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Whether you are a residential or commercial landlord, tenant, businessowner, real estate management firm or other party with an interest in landlord/tenant issues, the New York landlord and tenant lawyers at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman offer unparalleled service and excellence in addressing disputes arising from the landlord/tenant relationship. Our offices are committed to providing you with personal attention, accessibility, and representation designed to help you achieve satisfactory resolution of your legal issues.

To schedule a confidential consultation about your landlord/tenant issue, contact our firm online or call our offices at (516) 487-7375. At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, you’ll find the professionals you can trust with your most pressing legal matters.