Our building has created rules regarding leasing apartments
. According to their rules the Board of Managers can refuse a lease or a lease renewal with or without reason. The problem is that our building has a right of first refusal on leases. And it gets more complicated that that. Since our building has had some problems with short term rentals the Board has been going after everyone and created many "rules" which go against the Declaration and the ByLaws of the building. There's more
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: New York City, New York State
JA: Has any paperwork been filed?
Customer: Lots. We filed a lawsuit against the Board and have had a judgement which is being ignored by the Board.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Four of us are involved in the lawsuit, but our attorney had to drop 2 of us. One of the other plaintiffs is not only an owner, but my tenant. We are being deposed on January 7th and our attorney says there is a potential conflict of interest and so had to drop the both of us.