Tenant Paid Back Rent Owed
LVT Number: 11076
Landlord sued to evict tenant for nonpayment of rent. The court ruled against landlord and dismissed the case. Landlord appealed. The appeals court ruled against landlord. Tenant had paid all rent owed before any court date. Landlord refused to accept the payment because it didn't include legal fees. Tenant repaid all back rent in court.
Simkowitz v. Toniatti: NYLJ, p. 25, col. 2 (11/5/96) (App. T. 1 Dept.; Parness, JP, Freedman, Davis, JJ)