Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in New York

Hi, i live in a house in brooklyn ny (+wife and child), the owner was deported from the US 3 year ago. since my step mom lives next door we told the owner that i am moving in, he aid its fine but i must pay all bills as if it was my house. i am now getting DOB violations he's answer was if i cant come back why would i listen to a court?

Question 1, should i pay for the violations and get the repairs done, then file for squatters something?

#2, ask the court to make me owner so i can fix and live without getting violations every 30 days?

Please let know what you think, as I'm sure that you might have a few questions, lol.

thank you


P.s. he also owns 1 house in PA and 1 house in OH.

Asked on 5/17/10, 10:53 pm

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Answered on 5/28/10, 12:24 pm

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