PRIMARY RESIDENCE

Tenant Who Spent Most Nights at Partner's Home Still Maintained Primary Residence

November 21, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The trial court ruled against landlord, even though tenant spent a substantial amount of time at his partner's apartment. Tenant testified...

Husband Maintained Apartment as Primary Residence Although Wife Lived in the Bronx

November 21, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenants for nonprimary residence. The trial court ruled for tenants in part, and denied possession to landlord. Tenants were a married couple. The husband bought a house in the...

Rent-Stabilized Tenant Didn't Comply with Document Production Order

October 28, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. When tenant failed to comply with an agreement to produce certain documents during  pretrial questioning, landlord asked the court to...

Court Incorrectly Found Landlord's Nonrenewal Notice Defective

October 23, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The court granted tenant's request to dismiss the case based on defects in landlord's combined notice of lease nonrenewal and...

Landlord's Termination Notice Claiming Nonprimary Residence Was Defective

September 23, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict Mitchell-Lama co-op shareholder tenant for nonprimary residence and unlawful subletting without landlord's consent. Tenants asked the court to dismiss the case, claiming that landlord's...

Landlord Didn't Send Timely Termination Notice

August 27, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized ETPA tenant for nonprimary residence. The court granted tenant's request to dismiss the case. Landlord didn't send the lease nonrenewal/termination notice during the...

Landlord Proves Tenant Spent Most of Her Time at Bronx House

July 23, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-controlled tenant from Manhattan apartment for nonprimary residence. The trial court ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost. Evidence showed that the majority of significant activity...

Tenant Primarily Resided in Tennessee

July 13, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The court ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost. The trial court relied on sufficient proof that tenant actually lived in Tennessee from...

Landlord's Lease Nonrenewal Notice Stated Sufficient Grounds for Eviction Case

June 17, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant based on nonprimary residence. The court denied landlord's request for pretrial questioning and granted tenant's request to dismiss the case. Landlord appealed,...

Tenant Relocated Temporarily to San Antonio for Job

May 20, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The trial court ruled against landlord, finding that tenant relocated only temporarily due to employment requirements to move to San Antonio for...

Landlord Seeks Ejectment of Loft Tenant for Nonprimary Residence

March 19, 2019    

A building owner's joint venturer sued to eject loft tenant from the building. The building owner had conveyed tenant's loft unit to the joint venturer. The joint venturer claimed that tenant breached the...

Tenant Retained Primary Residence at Apartment Despite Absences

February 26, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. The court ruled against landlord after a trial. Tenant explained her absences from the apartment. She was frequently away because she worked as...