Landlord Sufficiently Described Apartment's Regulatory Status in Court Papers

April 26, 2018
LVT Number: #28367

Landlord sued to evict apartment occupant after rent-stabilized tenant moved out of the apartment. Occupant asked the court to dismiss the case, claiming that landlord's court petition was defective because landlord didn't properly identify the apartment's regulatory status. The court ruled against occupant. Landlord identified the apartment as rent stabilized in the court papers. Landlord didn't state that tenant's rent was part of a federally subsidized program under a regulatory agreement.

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OLR ECW LP v. Myers: Index No. 42032/17, NYLJ No. 1520998812 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 2/26/18; Lutwak, J)