No Landlord-Tenant Relationship Established with Tenant's Son

LVT Number: #24689

Landlord sued to evict Mitchell-Lama tenant for nonpayment of rent. Tenant claimed that, although he was prior tenant's son, there was no actual landlord-tenant relationship and asked the court to dismiss the case.  Landlord claimed that it granted tenant's request for succession rights after tenant's mother moved out of the building. But tenant never completed recertification and disagreed with the amount of monthly rent landlord claimed was owed.

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