Many people living in New York rent homes or apartments, and many times, complications with landlords can make living situations difficult. As a renter, it is particularly important for you to be aware of your rights and how to protect them in the event that you need to confront the inappropriate actions or negligence of your landlord.
Landlords are responsible for problems with the building that could cause renters harm. Whether that is structural damage or exposure to things that could make them sick, tenants do not have to live in unsafe conditions. One of the things that your landlord must address is toxic mold.