Tenant Owned Condo in New Jersey
LVT Number: 15232
Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. Tenant owned a condominium in New Jersey. The court ruled against landlord. Landlord appealed and lost. Tenant showed at the trial that she used the condo primarily for her college-age daughter. Tenant maintained a bank account, Con Ed account, and telephone account in New York and was registered to vote in New York. Also, tenant's credit card bills and life insurance statements were sent to her New York address.
812 Realty LLC v. Otero: NYLJ, 8/8/01, p. 18, col. 1 (App. T.1 Dept.; McCooe, JP, Gangel-Jacob, Suarez, JJ)