NYCHA Tenant's Son Can't Get Apartment
LVT Number: #29960
Landlord NYCHA tenant's son filed a grievance with NYCHA after tenant moved out, claiming succession rights to tenant's apartment. NYCHA ruled against tenant's son, who filed an Article 78 court appeal and lost. NYCHA's decision was supported by substantial evidence. The son had moved out of the apartment decades earlier and never received written permission from NYCHA to return. Tenant also never listed the son on any of her annual income affidavits filed with NYCHA.
Becerril v. NYCHA: Index No. 8208-102055/15, 2019 NY Slip Op 00540 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 1/24/19; Sweeny, JP, Tom, Kahn, Oing, Singh, JJ)