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Know Your Rights! All About Ceiling Collapses

Know Your Rights! All About Ceiling Collapses

Winter in New York can be a beautiful season, but it also brings its fair share of challenges, like maintenance failures that can cause ceiling damage. Ignoring this responsibility can be financially and legally costly for landlords or property managers.

A ceiling collapse can be a harrowing experience. It can happen anywhere, but when you're renting in New York, the risk of a ceiling collapsing can be particularly high. Ceiling collapse can be caused by many factors, including:

  • Poor maintenance.
  • Failure to inspect.
  • Structural defects.
  • Architectural problems.
  • Leaky pipes or water damage.
  • Inadequate repairs.
  • Improper construction.
  • Building code violations.

As a tenant, it's important to know your rights and your landlord's responsibilities when it comes to maint