60-Day Termination Notice Required to End Month-to-Month Tenancy

LVT Number: #30726

Landlord sued to evict a month-to-month tenant after sending a 30-day eviction notice. Tenant asked the court to dismiss the case, claiming that landlord improperly served a 30-day notice. Tenant claimed that, under Real Property Law (RPL) Sections 232-a and 226-c, landlord was required to send a 60-day notice. These statutes were added or amended on June 14, 2019, under the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (HSTPA). The court ruled for tenant and dismissed the case. Because service of landlord's notice of petition and petition was completed on Oct.

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64 Van St., LLC v. Cuevas: Index No. L&T68907/19, 2020 NY Slip Op 20079 (Civ. Ct. Queens; 3/10/20; Guthrie, J)