PRIMARY RESIDENCE

Tenant's Absence from Apartment Was Excusable

February 27, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The court ruled against landlord after a trial. Although tenant was away from the apartment for more than 183 days per year during the relevant...

Tenants Entitled to Pretrial Questioning of Landlord

February 13, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenants, claiming that the apartment wasn’t tenants’ primary residence. Tenants asked the court for permission to conduct pretrial questioning of landlord. The court...

Landlord's Nonrenewal/Termination Notice Was Specific Enough

December 20, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. Tenant asked the court to dismiss the case, claiming that the lease nonrenewal and termination notice was insufficient and therefore defective....

Landlord Proved Tenant's Primary Residence Was in Barbados

December 15, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The trial court ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost. There was undisputed proof that tenant wasn’t present in the apartment at...

Landlord Proves Rent-Controlled Tenant Primarily Resided in South Carolina

November 18, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-controlled tenant for nonprimary residence and claimed that tenant primarily resided in South Carolina. The trial court ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost. Landlord presented...

Landlord Should Provide Surveillance Videos to Tenant, at Tenant's Expense

November 17, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. During trial, tenant asked the court to preclude landlord from introducing videotape evidence of comings and goings from the building because...

Tenant Spent Time at Girlfriend’s Apartment

October 25, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-controlled tenant for nonprimary residence. The trial court ruled against landlord, who appealed and lost. Landlord didn’t present many of the documents typically relied on to...

Tenant Who Took Care of Family in Westchester Maintained Primary Residence in Manhattan

July 19, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The trial court ruled for tenant and dismissed the case. Landlord appealed and lost. The apartment was listed on various important documents,...

Court Grants Landlord's Request for Production of Tenant's Cell Phone Records

July 15, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. Landlord claimed that tenant didn’t live in the apartment, and owned homes in Westchester County and Florida. Tenant claimed that she...

Landlord's Termination Notice Was Too Vague

June 17, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-controlled tenant for nonprimary residence. Landlord asked the court for permission to conduct pre-trial questioning. Tenant asked the court to dismiss the case, claiming that landlord...

Tenants Used Second Apartment for Storage, Not as Primary Residence

June 17, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenants based on nonprimary residence. The trial court ruled against landlord, who appealed and won. Video surveillance showed that tenants rarely entered the apartment. Video...

Tenant's Absence from Apartment Was Excusable

May 17, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The court ruled against landlord after a trial. Although tenant was away from the apartment for more than 183 days per year during the relevant...

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