Upon signing a new lease for an apartment, renters may initially feel concerned about whether the landlord will enter their apartment without warning. After all, no one wants to be exiting the shower to find their landlord in the living room! In accordance with state law, there are only certain circumstances that would warrant the landlord of walking into your apartment without your notice. Often, these instances are already explained in the lease — but it may be in the form of complicated legalese that you can’t understand.┬áTal Rappleyea, a real estate and municipal lawyer based in New York state, breaks this process down for you in his blog here.