But a quick check of "for rent
' ads shows a few new apartments at astronomical prices--$1,500-plus monthly for a one-bedroom hutch in an average Manhattan neighborhood--and not much else.
Mills (NYLJ, May 13, 1998 P.28 Col.6) that the three-day demand notice for rent
served upon a tenant in arrears, as is required by New York State law, if made by the attorney for the landlord, constituted a violation of FDCPA.
A Manhattan federal judge recently ruled that serving a three-day demand for rent
which has been signed by a landlord's attorney violates the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
As I look ahead, I'm certain the struggle to gain acceptable rent increases for rent
stabilized apartments in 1998 will not be an easy one.
Section 745 subdivision 2a reads in part: ...the court "shall" direct "deposit with the court within five days sums of rent or use and occupancy accrued from the date of the petition and notice of petition are served upon the respondent and all sums as they become due for rent
and use and occupancy.