Evicted Tenant Excused from Settlement Default and Restored to Possession

LVT Number: #29917

Landlord sued to evict tenant for chronic nonpayment of rent. Tenant consented to the entry of a judgment of possession in landlord's favor, with execution of the warrant stayed provided she pay her rent by the 10th day of the month during a two-year probationary period. When landlord didn't receive tenant's June 2018 payment on time, tenant was evicted and the court denied tenant's request to be reinstated to possession of the apartment.

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34 Hillside Avenue, LLC v. Mateo: 62 Misc.3d 143(A), 2019 NY Slip Op 50113(U) (App. T. 1 Dept.; 1/28/19; Gonzalez, JP, Cooper, Edmead, JJ)