40-Year Lease for Corporate Tenant Without Named Occupant in Rent-Stabilized Unit Was Void
LVT Number: #30147
Landlord sued tenant and asked the court to declare that tenant's lease was illegal and void as against public policy. The court ruled for landlord, declared the lease void, terminated tenant's rights of possession, and awarded attorney's fees to landlord.
River Tower Owner, LLC v. 140 West 57th Street Corp.: Index Nos. 9338-9341, 2019 NY Slip Op 03899 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 5/16/19; Gische, JP, Kahn, Gesmer, Singh, Moulton, JJ)