Shareholder Tenant Began Renovating Apartment Without Prior Approval
LVT Number: #30734
(Decision submitted by Paul N. Gruber of the Manhattan law firm of Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., who represented the cooperative corporation).
Shareholder tenant sued landlord cooperative corporation after the co-op sent her a notice to cure claiming that she violated her proprietary lease by renovating her apartment without obtaining prior approval. Tenant asked the court to stop landlord from proceeding against her. The co-op in turn asked the court to dismiss the case. The court ruled for the co-op.
Patel v. Gardens at Forest Hills Owners Corp.: Index Nos. 2018-13976, 2019-01284, 2020 NY Slip Op 01509 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 3/4/20; Austin, JP, Miller, Maltese, Barros, JJ)
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