How much security deposit can a landlord require?

Asked by Staten Island, Staten Island, NY Tue Apr 9, 2013

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Joseph Runfo…, Agent, Staten Island, NY
Sat May 25, 2013
For tenants who are not in rent-regulated apartments, no limits apply. If the apartment is not rent-stabilized, a landlord can ask for any amount, though a month’s rent is customary.
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kathy gio, Agent, New York, NY
Mon May 20, 2013
A landlord can require up to 2 months security and additional security if pets are involved.
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Keith Jean-P…, Agent, East Brunswick, NJ
Wed Apr 10, 2013
Everything you need to know on Security Deposits:

http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/new-york-security-dep…
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