Unauthorized Washing Machine Caused Plumbing Damage
LVT Number: #30545
Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for installing and using a washing machine in her apartment in violation of a substantial obligation of her tenancy. Tenant didn't obtain landlord's written permission to install the machine. Landlord also claimed the washing machine was causing leaks and damage to the apartment below, and that the machine had clogged the sewer line. Landlord sent tenant a 10-day notice to cure and 10-day termination notice before starting the housing court proceeding.
Hunts Point Hous Dev. Fund Corp. v. Ferebee: 65 Misc.3d 1223(A), 2019 NY Slip Op 51823(U) (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 11/14/19; Lutwak, J)