Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in New York

Can a landlord's executrix just "elect to terminate the lease"?

Asked on 11/26/09, 6:44 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael Markowitz Michael A. Markowitz, PC

The executor steps into the shoes of the decedent. Therefore, if there is a written lease, the executor must honor the lease. If the tenant is a month to month tenant, the executor may give 30 day notice to terminate the lease.


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Answered on 12/01/09, 7:49 am

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