Occupant Assigned Apartment by Nonprofit Couldn't Claim Rent-Stabilized Status

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Subtenant sued rent-stabilized tenant and landlord, and asked the court to stop tenant from evicting subtenant. The court ruled against subtenant, who appealed and lost. Tenant was a not-for-profit organization that entered into agreements with government agencies to lease apartments from private landlords using government funding, and provided housing stipends for its clients. Tenant had signed a rent-stabilized lease for an apartment in landlord's building. Landlord later refused to renew tenant's lease.

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Nappi v. Community Access, Inc.: Index No. 8439/8439A, 2019 NY Slip Op 01185 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 2/19/19; Richter, JP, Manzanet-Daniels, Kapnick, Gesmer, Oing, JJ)