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[JULY 31, 2023 – 12:30 PM] When your lease expires—or if you are a month to month tenant—your landlord will typically sue to evict you. “You just don’t have to pay rent during that time,” says Justin C. Brasch, founding partner of the Law Offices of Justin C. Brasch.

[APRIL 28, 2021 – 9:30AM] Justin C. Brasch, the founding partner of the Law Offices of Justin C. Brasch, says these types of arrangements exist all across the city and are often set up verbally.

[March 9, 2021 9:30 AM] Justin C. Brasch, the founding partner of the Law Offices of Justin C. Brasch, says it’s too early to tell whether there will be savings. “Going online isn’t as quick as you think. Sometimes there’s a line and you have to wait…

[June 09, 2020 03:30 PM] Justin Brasch, a real estate attorney with his own practice in New York, expects to see more lawsuits as landlords are forced to decide between suing their tenants or renegotiating contracts in order to pay their bills.

[MAY 19, 2020 – 1:30PM] I was furloughed due to coronavirus and won’t be able to pay rent next month. I sublet a room from my friend, and he’s made it clear that if I can’t pay rent, he needs me out. Does New York’s eviction ban protect me as a sublette.

[OCTOBER 27, 2020] Tenants are in a better position than they were three or four months ago,” says Sam Himmelstein, a tenant attorney with the law firm Himmelstein, McConnell, Gribben, Donoghue & Joseph (and a Brick Underground sponsor).

[APRIL 23, 2019] On Sunday night, a screenshot began circulating on Twitter that appeared to show a person’s Facebook response to a potential roommate — Christine (a Capricorn).

[MARCH 13, 2019] For some renters, working with a broker is beneficial because they help you vet apartments and neighborhoods, and navigate other complicated parts of NYC real estate.

[AUGUST 31, 2016] Many New Yorkers think of rent control as an unbelievably cushy deal, the Holy Grail of living arrangements. No wonder then that back in the 1990s, locals grew incensed when it emerged that […]

[May 18, 2016] Finding out that your apartment building is being foreclosed on — for whatever reason — can be a confusing and stressful time for any renter in New York City.

[MAY 26, 2016] Unfortunately, roommates flaking on their fair share of the bills is a common problem, and often, their housemates don’t find out until the issue has escalated into a major debt. But with some frank […]


Justin negotiated a lease for our firm’s new offices and he did a great job. He came up with creative and helpful ideas. He was very accessible as well. He is always available to answer questions and to be helpful. I highly recommend Justin’s services as an attorney.

by Chaim Book, Partner, Head of Employment Law Group at Moskowitz & Book, LLP

When my roommate refused to pay rent and leave my apartment I hired Justin Brasch. He brought a lawsuit, evicted the tenant and I got paid. Justin handled the case in an efficient and affordable manner.

by Andy C.

My landlord tried to evict me from my Rent Stabilized apartment by falsely alleging that it was not my primary residence. I hired Justin Brasch and he defended my rights. Justin handled the case in an efficient and affordable manner and it was dismissed.

by Andy C.

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