Daughter's Occupancy Doesn't Bar Claim Against Tenant

LVT Number: #24612

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The court granted tenant's request to dismiss the case after tenant claimed that landlord had acknowledged that tenant's daughter lived in the apartment but didn't name her in the proceeding. Landlord appealed, and the case was reopened. The single correspondence from landlord to tenant's daughter, which, at most, acknowledged the daughter's right to occupy the apartment, didn't waive landlord's lease nonrenewal notice to tenant.

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