Grandson of Nonpurchasing Co-op Tenant Gets Succession Rights

LVT Number: #31152

Rent-stabilized tenant moved into the apartment in 1975. In 1984, tenant remained in the apartment when the building was converted to a non-eviction cooperative. When tenant died in 2008, the apartment owner gave tenant's daughter a renewal lease as a successor tenant. The owner later sued tenant, claiming that this was a mutual mistake because the apartment became deregulated when tenant died. The court granted tenant's request to dismiss the case.

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