Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in New York

I am leasing an apartment in NY and am a victim of domestic violence. My ex and I are co-tenants on the lease. Can my landlord release me (and not him) from the lease without his consent?

Asked on 11/25/09, 12:23 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael Markowitz Michael A. Markowitz, PC

Yes. The landlord has the right to release any individual from any obligation under the lease.

Mike.

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Answered on 11/30/09, 1:32 pm


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