Tenant Gets Full Abatement for Constructive Eviction Period
LVT Number: #25251
Landlord sued to evict tenant for nonpayment of rent. Tenant claimed breach of the warranty of habitability and sought a rent abatement. The court ruled against landlord and for tenant, dismissed the petition, and awarded tenant a net money judgment in the amount of $6,535.
Westhattan Corp. v. Wong: 2013 NY Slip Op 52188(U), 2013 WL 6696662 (App. T. 1 Dept.; 12/19/13; Shulman, JP, Hunter Jr., Torres, JJ)