RENEWAL LEASES

Rent-Stabilized Tenant Who Moved Out Can't Maintain Renewal Lease Complaint

September 24, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant complained that landlord had failed to offer a proper and timely renewal lease. The DRA dismissed the complaint as moot. Tenant appealed and lost. Tenant argued that her complaint should be...

No Delay Warranted of Timely Renewal Lease Commencement Date

September 24, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant complained that landlord didn't send him a fully executed copy of a renewal lease offer that tenant had signed. Landlord claimed that he hadn't received a signed copy back from tenant...

Renewal Lease Incorrectly Applied Preferential Rent Rider Terms

August 26, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant complained that landlord failed to offer him a renewal lease in 2017 on the same terms and conditions that were contained in his expiring lease. Tenant claimed that landlord discontinued the...

Rent-Stabilized Tenant Can't Add Son to Parking Space Lease

August 26, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant filed a lease violation complaint. Tenant claimed that landlord refused to offer a renewal lease for parking spaces on the same terms and conditions as contained in the expiring parking space...

Landlord's ETPA Renewal Lease Offer Didn't Waive Termination Notice

August 26, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized ETPA tenant for a lease violation based on chronic nonpayment of rent. Landlord claimed that it had to commence three nonpayment proceedings against tenant within a 20-month...

Landlord Didn't Offer Proper Rent-Stabilized Renewal Lease

August 21, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenants for failure to renew their lease. The court ruled against landlord and dismissed the case. Landlord offered both tenants a renewal lease, and one of the two stated that...

Renewal Lease Binding Even Though Landlord Sent Nonrenewal Notice

May 24, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonprimary residence. Tenant claimed that landlord also sent a renewal lease offer to tenant during the relevant window period. The court ruled for tenant and...

Renewal Lease Offered with Increased Preferential Rent Was Proper

May 22, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant complained that landlord offered him an improper renewal lease. The DRA ruled against tenant, who appealed and lost. Tenant claimed that the offered renewal was unlawful because it increased...

Tenant's Preferential Rent Rider Limited to Specific Lease Term

April 25, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant complained to the DHCR that landlord failed to renew her lease on the same terms and conditions as her prior lease because landlord failed to offer her a preferential rent upon renewal. The DRA...

Landlord Didn't Serve Termination Notice Before Seeking Eviction of Tenant

February 21, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for failing to renew his lease. Tenant asked the court to dismiss the case, claiming that the renewal rent offered was more than the legal regulated rent. The court...

Landlord Not Required to Continue Preferential Rent

December 26, 2018    

Tenant complained that landlord refused to renew her rent-stabilized lease on the same terms and conditions as her expiring lease. Tenant claimed that landlord offered a renewal lease at a monthly rent of $1,998...

New Landlord Doesn't Prove Tenant Must Sign Renewal Lease

December 25, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant, claiming that tenant failed to sign an offered renewal lease. Landlord claimed that it bought the building in a foreclosure sale, didn't receive lease documentation...