Texas Property Code sections 92.052 through 92.061 describe your right to repairs. It also explains what tenants must do to enforce their rights. It also explains what remedies are available for a tenant if the landlord fails to make the repairs. It also explains that tenants must give proper...
Being a landlord in New York is a learning process. Laws change every time that we get a new governor or a new mayor. Don't blame the poster. New York laws are very effed up with city laws and state laws being so different and changing so often.
The leasing manager is correct. Crime can happen anywhere. Heck, I got robbed at Disney World a few years ago...in broad daylight...with secuity guards and cameras everywhere. Does you lease address security? What exact " legal rights" are you looking for?
Lol...I've been a landlord for 40 years and have never even heard of a "dye test" nor would should I be expected to do such a test without knowing that there may be a problem. I do expect my tenants to inform me of any potential problems or repairs.
A tenant has a duty to timely inform the landlord of some defect with the rental property. Since you, not the landlord, live in the rental, presumably you would be the one to know about a water. I find it incredibly hard to believe that you didn't hear the toilet running.