It's a scam! Your zip code indicates that you are in Brooklyn - you should know better If I could have said it kind of - I would have! Unless, unless...it's a roommate situation, I don't care if the landlord shows up with his mother in-tow...it's a scam. Even my dog says so, well maybe not in words as much as in his ambivalence!
If you click om my pic, I think it will take you to my previous post; in one I gave a list of most frequent scam indicators. Please free to contact me if you feel you have further inquiries.