What Can a Landlord Deduct From a Security Deposit in New York?

This question is about New York Security Deposit Law

What Can a Landlord Deduct From a Security Deposit in New York?

A landlord in New York can legally deduct the following from the security deposit: unpaid rent, damage caused by the tenant, charges provided in the lease, costs of storing or moving the tenant’s belongings.

However, repairs and restorations are not chargeable against the security deposit if they are for that damage was caused by normal wear and tear, or existed before the tenant moved in.

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