Disabled Tenant Who Caused Fires Given Probation Period as Reasonable Accommodation

LVT Number: #30086

Landlord sued to evict tenant based on breach of tenant's lease and nuisance. The trial court found that tenant committed a nuisance by engaging in a pattern of conduct that led to two fires in three months. But the court delayed issuance of an eviction warrant for six months to give tenant a "reasonable accommodation" for a disability under the Fair Housing Act.

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529 West 29th LLC v. Reyes: Index No. 571106/18, 2019 NY Slip Op 29115 (App. T. 1 Dept.; 4/22/19; Ling-Cohan, JP, Cooper, Edmead, JJ)