There is a concept in the world of landlord-tenant law called "fair market use and occupancy". What does this mean? When a landlord and a tenant are embroiled in litigation a court will often order (or the parties may agree) that the tenant will pay the ...
Tag: use and occupancy
August 4, 2012Joshua C. Price
Landlord-tenant proceedings are often settled with written stipulations of settlement. Those written stipulations of settlement will often contain a general release. A general release is a clause intended to have each party waive all of its claims and potential claims against the other from the inception of the relationship (often ...
July 23, 2012Joshua C. Price
I am originally from New York but attended college at beautiful Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. When I try to explain to my friends from Indiana what I do for a living there is usually a disconnect - they simply cannot understand why the landlord-tenant relationship is so complicated ...
June 10, 2012Joshua C. Price
There has been a rule in place in New York from the beginning of its jurisprudence and it goes something like this - when a landlord resumes possession of what was a portion of the tenant's leased space the tenant has been actually evicted from a portion of the leased ...
May 30, 2012Joshua C. Price
The Appellate Term has decided an appeal of a non-primary residence proceeding in which the trial court ruled in favor of the tenant and the Appellate Term reversed and remanded for a new trial. The case caught my attention because the Appellate Term seems to have ...
April 18, 2012Joshua C. Price