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Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law
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Mitchelle lama question
JA: Where is the property located?
Customer: Brooklyn, New York
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Customer: I am currently a Shareholder/rentiong in a Mitchell Lama coop building. I am in a studio apartment. My mother is currently there with me. I found another apartment, and i would like to leave my mother in the other apartment that in. I dont necessarily want to give my current apartment. I just want my mother to stay there. Hpw can I do that? Is there a legal way to do so?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Is it illegal to have more than one apartment in the state of New York. I am residing in my current residence, it is a Mitchelle Lama Coop building. I have found another apartment that I am going to take it. I want to know if by law, I have to give up my current apartment or end the lease?
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Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 8 months ago.

Hello: This isCustomer Welcome to JustAnswer! I am reviewing your post, and I will post my response very shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 8 months ago.

You can use family succession rights to leave your mother in the building if your mother has lived with you at the building for two years or had lived with you since you moved in. If your mother is a senior citizen or disabled, she is only required to have lived at the building with you for a year instead of two years. This means that you would transfer the lease to your mother. For more information, contact Homes and Community Renewal, Office of Housing Operations.

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