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Landlord & Tenant

Layliev Law, P.C. represents clients in landlord-tenant disputes every day, throughout the boroughs of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. The firm's clients range from management companies to small property owners, and the office regularly represents the interests of tenants in the defense of proceedings commenced by their landlord, or to enforce a tenant's rights.


The process of commencing an eviction case in New York, whether for the nonpayment of rent or a holdover, is neither straightforward nor easy. These proceedings are very technical and require a thorough comprehension of New York's ever-changing and complex real property law.  Improperly commencing such proceedings can result in undue delay, or worse, dismissal after much spent time and money.  The attorneys at Layliev Law, P.C., pride themselves on their years of experience and are prepared to guide you in your landlord-tenant dispute every step of the way and at very reasonable and competitive fees. 

Click below for further information about our specializations within Landlord/Tenant Law


Holdover proceedings are legal actions used to evict tenants who have remained in a rental property beyond their lease or rental agreement without the landlord's permission.


Non-payment proceedings are legal actions used by landlords to evict tenants who have failed to pay rent on time or in full.


HP (Housing Part) proceedings are a type of legal action used in New York City to resolve disputes between tenants and landlords over issues such as housing conditions and repairs.

Illegal lockouts occur when a landlord unlawfully changes the locks or denies a tenant access to their rental property without going through the proper legal eviction process.

Harassment proceedings are legal actions that tenants can take against landlords who engage in abusive or harassing behavior, such as cutting off utilities or making repeated threats in order to force tenants to vacate their rental properties.

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