Court Restores Evicted Tenant to Possession of Apartment
LVT Number: #28078
Landlord sued to evict tenant for nonpayment of rent. The court ruled for landlord based on tenant's default, and tenant was evicted. Tenant later asked to be restored to possession. The court ruled for tenant. Landlord appealed and lost. Tenant was a senior citizen living on a public assistance rent subsidy with long-standing and substantial ties to the apartment.
Emerald 115 Mosholu, LLC v. Smith: 57 Misc.3d 155(A), 2017 NY Slip Op 51624(U) (App. T. 1 Dept.; 11/29/17; Lowe III, PJ, Schoenfeld, Shulman, JJ)