Landlord v. Tenant

Each month Landlord v. Tenant provides approximately 60 summaries of recent landlord-tenant court cases and agency decisions from more than a dozen courts and agencies, including the NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), and NYC Environmental Control Board. Landlord v. Tenant takes readers through each dispute, streamlining research and arming landlords with the legal ammunition they need, quickly and easily.

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Landlord Must Restore Tenant He Illegally Locked Out

Nixon v. Henry: 2020 NY Slip Op 50416(U), NYLJ No. 1587403247 (Civ. Ct. Queens; 3/10/20; Sanchez, J)

Landlord Can't Collect Rent in Building Without Valid C of O

Kushner Vill. 329 E 9th LLC v. Winkler: Index No. 87375/15, NYLJ No. 1585556055 (Civ. Ct. NY; 3/24/20; Ortiz, J)

Former and New Landlords Didn't Repair Housing Code Violations

517 W. 212th St. Tenant Ass'n v. 517 W. 212th St. LLC: Index No. 1717/2016, NYLJ, 4/1/20, p. 21, col. 2 (Civ. Ct. NY; 3/9/20; Stoller, J)

Landlord Sued for Nonpayment of Rent Not Yet Agreed Upon

Twin Parks LP v. Webster: Index No. 21110/19, NYLJ No. 1585560296 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 3/6/20; Garland, J)

Tenant Seeks to Evict Subtenant for Having Pitbull and Unauthorized Roommate

Staten Island Behavioral Network Inc. v. Burns: Index No. 053656/18, NYLJ No. 1585563541 (Civ. Ct. Richmond; 3/10/20; Slade, J)

Landlord's Eviction Petition Didn't Properly Describe Premises

SKMMNY LLC v. Pope: Index No. 66589/19, NYLJ No. 1586885228 (Civ. Ct. Queens; 4/1/20; Guthrie, J)

Lighthouse Program Operator Unlawfully Evicted Occupant

Salazar v. Core Servs. Grp.: 2020 NY Slip Op 50424, NYLJ No. 1586883165 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 4/3/20; Sanchez, J)

Tenant's Legal Aid Attorneys Get $24,000 in Attorney's Fees

Zi Chang Realty Corp. v. Chen: Index No. LT069323, NYLJ No. 1586542422 (Civ. Ct. NY; 3/20/20; Ortiz, J)

Tenant Wasn't Reregulated by Mid-Level Altman Decision

80th St. Brownstone LLC v. Zandarski: Index No. 64315/19, NYLJ No. 1587380585 (Civ. Ct. NY; 3/30/20; Thermos, J)

Tenant Got His Terminated Section 8 Benefits Restored

Bronx Park Phase II Pres. LLC v. Simaga: Index No. 040737/2018, NYLJ No. 1587373244 (Civ. Ct. Bronx;