Tenant Caused Fires in Apartment
LVT Number: 19324
Landlord sued to evict tenant based on repeated objectionable conduct. The court ruled for landlord after a trial. Tenant appealed and lost. Tenant had caused two separate fires in his apartment. One of the fires happened when tenant left a lit stove unattended. Tenant's conduct created a nuisance and posed a substantial risk to other tenants and landlord's property. Landlord could evict tenant.
107-109 E. 88th St. LLC v. Nowillo: NYLJ, 11/28/06, p. 30, col. 1 (App. T. 1 Dept.; McKeon, PJ, McCooe, Schoenfeld, JJ)