15% Abatement for Breach
LVT Number: 8944
Mt. Vernon landlord sued tenants for nonpayment of rent. Tenants claimed breach of the warranty of habitability. Their stove and boiler didn't work properly, and mice infested their apartment. The court ruled for tenants, and gave them a 15 percent rent abatement.
Thompson v. Forte: Index No. 80356 (6/7/94) (City Ct. Mt. Vernon; Zambelli, J) [2-page document]