Landlord / Tenant

Specializing Attorneys

Whether you are a tenant dealing with an unscrupulous landlord or a landlord attempting to navigate New York’s complex landlord/tenant law, Van DeWater & Van DeWater LL’s team of landlord/tenant attorneys is ready, willing and able to assist.

Our attorneys have a comprehensive understanding of the matters facing commercial and residential landlords and tenants in the negotiation of leases and subleases designed to protect their respective interests or in non-payment and holdover proceedings.

Our landlord and tenant lawyers regularly advise clients with respect to:

  • Lease and sublease drafting and negotiation
  • Lease violations
  • Nonpayment proceedings
  • Holdover proceedings
  • Lease discrimination matters
  • Eminent domain (otherwise known as condemnation or “takings”) proceeding
  • Application for use and area variances and special permits
  • Tax abatements