Landlord Held Responsible for Tenant's Short-Term Rentals
LVT Number: #31155
DOB issued two violations to landlord of a two-family dwelling for permitting its tenants to conduct short-term rentals of the premises. The NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH) affirmed the violations and penalties after an ALJ ruled against landlord. Landlord then filed an Article 78 court appeal of the OATH ruling, claiming that it was arbitrary and in error. The court ruled against landlord, who appealed and lost. OATH's determination, that landlord violated Admin.