Can a Landlord Charge a Cleaning Fee in New York?

This question is about New York Security Deposit Law

Can a Landlord Charge a Cleaning Fee in New York?

In New York, a landlord is allowed to charge a cleaning fee but only insofar as necessary to bring the unit to the state it was in when the tenant moved in. Beyond that, the landlord can only charge cleaning costs against the security deposit if the rental agreement allows doing so.

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