Tenant Can't Prove Source-of-Income Discrimination

LVT Number: #30375

Landlord sued to evict tenant of three-family house for nonpayment of rent. Tenant claimed source-of-income discrimination under NYC Human Rights Law. The court ruled against tenant. Tenant failed to prove that she would've been eligible for rental assistance from a charitable organization but for landlord's alleged refusal to give her a rent breakdown or that landlord in fact refused to give her any such documents.

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Ketchakeu v. Secka: Index No. 48480/2018, 2019 NY Slip Op 29260 (Civ Ct. Bronx; 8/23/19; Litwak, J)