When A Roommate Gained’T Pay Up

“As far as the new roommate goes, she’s just that: a roommate,” said Jennifer Addonizio Rozen, a lawyer who represents tenants.
On March 6, I told the new roommate that her rent would go up by $200 on April 1, when the original lease expired.
Because her name is not on the lease, your new roommate is not a tenant of the apartment — you are.
If you want her to move out, you have to serve her with a 30-day written notice terminating the roommate agreement.
A year ago, I moved into an apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with a roommate.

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