If the house i am buying in NY has a tenant, can i raise the rent on the them when i buy the house?The house is located in Nassau County, New York, it is a 2 family house, i plan on living on the first floor and renting the second floor, there currently are tenants who moved in 3 months ago. If i purchase the house, do i have the right to increase their rent, i feel the current rent they are paying is to low.October 04 2013 - Westbury0YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.