I am not particularly disposed to favour a tenant. The park would be open to him of course, and few navy officers, or men of any other description, can have had such a range; but what restrictions I might impose on the use of the pleasure-grounds, is another thing.
"In all these cases, there are established usages which make everything plain and easy between landlord and tenant. Your interest, Sir Walter, is in pretty safe hands.
It seemed as if Mr Shepherd, in this anxiety to bespeak Sir Walter's good will towards a naval officer as tenant, had been gifted with foresight; for the very first application for the house was from an Admiral Croft, with whom he shortly afterwards fell into company in attending the quarter sessions at Taunton; and indeed, he had received a hint of the Admiral from a London correspondent.
Mr Shepherd was eloquent on the subject; pointing out all the circumstances of the Admiral's family, which made him peculiarly desirable as a tenant. He was a married man, and without children; the very state to be wished for.
Sir Walter was not very wise; but still he had experience enough of the world to feel, that a more unobjectionable tenant, in all essentials, than Admiral Croft bid fair to be, could hardly offer.
Nothing could be done without a reference to Elizabeth: but her inclination was growing so strong for a removal, that she was happy to have it fixed and expedited by a tenant at hand; and not a word to suspend decision was uttered by her.
And now they tell me the first of the tenants are to flit to-morrow.
He's King's Factor upon both, and from both he has to drive out the tenants; and indeed, Mr.
"Who are you?" said the new tenant
, turning very pale; poising the poker in his hand, however, and taking a very decent aim at the countenance of the figure.
However, despite the various subsidies involved with Starrett City, the owners are currently collecting near market rate rents on the apartments, a drastic difference from Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village where close to 70% of the tenants
were rent stabilized and the rents were only half of the market rate.