PETS

Does Tenant's Service Dog Pose Threat to Staff and Other Tenants?

July 22, 2019    

Landlord NYCHA, after a hearing, directed schizophrenic tenant to remove his dog from his apartment and put tenant on probation for one year. Tenant filed an Article 78 appeal, claiming that landlord's decision...

Neither Landlord Nor Tenant Responsible for Tenant's Dog Bite

June 24, 2019    

Plaintiff sued tenant and owner of apartment where tenant lived after tenant's dog bit her. The court granted requests by both landlord and tenant to dismiss the case. The plaintiff appealed and lost. Neither...

Landlord Not Responsible for Dog Bite by Tenant's Dog

June 24, 2019    

Plaintiff sued landlord for damages from injuries she received when she was bitten by a dog owned by tenants in a house owned by landlord. She also claimed that landlord was negligent. The court denied landlord's...

Tenant Cured Lease Violation by Getting Rid of Two Pit Bulls

June 20, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for keeping pit bull dogs in her apartment without landlord's permission. The court ruled for landlord based on tenant's failure to appear in court. The court later denied tenant...

Tenant Can't Prove Dog Was Emotional Support Animal

May 24, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for keeping a dog in her apartment in violation of her lease. Tenant claimed that landlord's objection to the dog was untimely, and that the dog was an emotional support animal that...

Did Landlord Wait Too Long to Object to Tenant's Dog?

April 28, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict tenant after discovering that tenant kept a dog in his apartment in violation of tenant's lease. Landlord and tenant signed a probationary settlement agreement. Tenant agreed that he would...

Landlord Not Responsible for Dog Bite at House Leased by Tenants

April 25, 2019    

A visitor to a house rented by tenants sued tenants and landlord for negligence after tenants' dog bit the visitor and injured her. Landlord claimed that he wasn't responsible for the visitor's injuries...

Tenant Didn't Prove Dog Was Emotional Support Animal

April 15, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for keeping a dog in her apartment, in violation of a no-pet clause in tenant's lease. Tenant claimed that the dog was an emotional support animal needed for her to enjoy her use of...

Did Tenants Violate Co-op Building's Pet Rules?

February 20, 2019    

Landlord cooperative corporation sued to evict shareholder tenants for keeping a large, unregistered dog in their apartment in violation of co-op rules. Landlord asked the court to decide the case without a trial,...

Trial Needed to Determine If Pet Waiver Applied

February 21, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for keeping a dog in violation of her lease. Tenant claimed pet waiver. She said that she continuously and openly kept dogs for several years and that landlord waived any right to object...

Did Landlord Send Tenant Timely Notice of Lease Violation?

February 15, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for keeping a pitbull dog in his apartment, in violation of tenant's lease. Landlord also claimed that tenant created a nuisance by letting the dog roam the halls unattended where it...

Landlord Can Evict Tenants Who Kept Two Cats in Violation of Lease

September 24, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict tenants for violating the no-pet clause in their lease because they kept two cats without landlord's permission. Tenants claimed that landlord had waived any objection to their pets by...