How Can I Add My Partner to a Rent-Stabilized Lease?

How Can I Add My Partner to a Rent-Stabilized Lease?

Ask Real Estate How Can I Add My Partner to a Rent-Stabilized Lease? The law makes it possible for relatives and domestic partners to be added to leases. But there are some hoops to jump through. Q: My partner and I both are senior citizens. We have decided to live together in my rent-stabilized New York apartment, where I currently live alone. I want to know: If something happens to me as the tenant of record, will he be able to stay in the apartment? We are considering registering as domestic partners. Would this help in an effort to get him added to the lease as an additional tenant of record? A: A domestic partnership would probably help. But you’d have a much stronger case if you and your partner …
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