What is my landlord’s responsibility if my house is being condemed?

I have a child and no where to go.

Asked on January 6, 2013 under Real Estate Law, New York


FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

If your rental is being condemned the landlord may owe you a rebate for paid rent in that you were paying for something that very well was not worth what you were paying.

Also, if you have time left on your lease (not a month-to-month) then if you pay more for your next place per month than what you are, the landlord is responsible for the amount times the number of months left on your lease.

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