Tenant Claims Excessive Noise from Apartment Above
LVT Number: 14189
Landlord sued to evict tenant for nonpayment of rent. Tenant claimed breach of the warranty of habitability based on excessive noise from the apartment above. The court ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost. Landlord diligently investigated tenant's complaint and made a number of attempts to correct the problem. Landlord showed that it was tenant's fault that it couldn't take further action.
Rosedale Mgmt. v. Giulini: NYLJ, 5/30/00, p. 26, col. 6 (App. Div.2 Dept.; DiPaola, PJ, Floyd, Palella, JJ)