Tenant Replaced Defective Kitchen Cabinets and Sink
LVT Number: 14995
Landlord sued to evict tenant for violating the ``no alterations'' clause of tenant's lease. Tenant claimed that he made needed repairs after landlord refused to do so. The court ruled for tenant and dismissed the case. Landlord appealed and lost. Tenant's replacement of defective kitchen cabinets and a sink wasn't a substantial lease violation, under the circumstances.
Chatsworth Realty Corp. v. Kaltinick: NYLJ, 5/2/01, p. 21, col. 3 (App. T.1 Dept.; Parness, PJ, Davis, Suarez, JJ)