Rent-Stabilized Tenants' Daughter Can't Remain in Apartment
LVT Number: #30546
Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenants for nonprimary residence. Tenants' daughter claimed succession rights. The trial court ruled for landlord. Tenants appealed and lost, then appealed again to a higher court. The appeals court ruled against tenants. Tenants, husband and wife, admitted that they moved out of the apartment in 2003. But after 2003, tenants continued to pay rent and to execute renewal leases through September 2015.
Well Done Realty LLC v. Epps: 2019 NY Slip Op 08132, Index No. 10314, 570241/17 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 11/12/19; Acosta, PJ, Renwick, Manzanet-Daniels, Singh, JJ)