Tenant's Daughter and Granddaughter Get Rent-Stabilized Apartment
LVT Number: #30829
Landlord sued to evict apartment occupants after rent-stabilized tenant died. One occupant claimed that she was tenant's granddaughter and demanded succession rights. The other occupant claimed that she was tenant's daughter. After trial, the court found that the family relationships of the occupants was undisputed. Landlord admitted that they had lived with tenant for at least one year before tenant died. The occupants showed in court through testimony and substantial documentary proof that they moved into the apartment with tenant more than two years before tenant died.
390 Eastco LLC v. Rosado: 67 Misc.3d 1215(A), 2020 NY Slip Op 50549(U)(Civ. Ct. Bronx; 5/12/20; Black, J)