Amount Due Limited to Rent in Expired Lease
LVT Number: 13420
Landlord sued to evict month-to-month tenant. The court ruled for landlord and ordered tenant to pay $7,700 in back rent. Tenant appealed, claiming that less was owed. The appeals court ruled for tenant. The rent amount to be paid is the amount agreed upon by landlord and tenant in tenant's last expired lease.
147th St. Corp. v. Mateo: NYLJ, p. 26, col. 2 (7/13/99) (App. T.1 Dept.; Parness, PJ, McCooe, Freedman, JJ)