SUBLETTING

Landlord's Notice to Cure Stated Sufficient Law and Facts

January 26, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for unauthorized subletting. The court granted tenant's request to dismiss the case because landlord's predicate notice was defective. Landlord appealed and won....

DHCR Incorrectly Ruled Collusion with Landlord Required to Find Illusory Tenancy

December 19, 2017    

Subtenant complained to the DHCR of rent overcharge and illusory tenancy. She moved into the apartment in 2006 and signed a lease with someone she thought was the building owner. But that person turned out to be the...

Notice to Cure Sufficiently Stated Grounds for Illegal Sublet Claim

December 17, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for illegal subletting. The court granted tenant's request to dismiss the case. Landlord appealed, and the case was reopened. Landlord's notice to cure reasonably...

Landlord Can Evict Tenant Who Moved Out and Sublet the Apartment

September 24, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for unauthorized subletting. The court ruled for landlord after a trial. Landlord proved that tenant no longer lived in the apartment, but had purchased a condo unit and...

Landlord Can't Add DOB Fine for Short-Term Rentals to Cure Notice Requirement

August 28, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for using the apartment for illegal transient use and operating an illegal hotel. Landlord didn't dispute that tenant had stopped the illegal short-term rentals...

Landlord Claims Co-op Tenant Unlawfully Sublet Apartment

July 27, 2017    

Landlord cooperative corporation sued to evict shareholder tenant for subletting her apartment to her daughter without permission, in violation of the proprietary lease. Tenant claimed that the daughter lived in the...

Notices Reasonably Advised Tenant of Landlord's Claim

June 27, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for illegal subletting or assignment of tenant's apartment. The court denied tenant's request to dismiss the case based on his claim that landlord's notice to...

Landlord Can Evict Tenant for Short-Term Sublet Profiteering

June 24, 2017    

Landlord sued rent-stabilized tenant, seeking ejectment and claiming that tenant's rent-stabilized lease was validly terminated due to tenant's subletting and profiteering. Both sides sought a ruling...

Landlord's Notices of Illegal Sublet Were Insufficient to Support Eviction Petition

March 30, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for illegal subletting. Tenant asked the court to dismiss the case, arguing that landlord’s notice to cure and termination notice were insufficient. The court ruled for tenant and...

Landlord's Claim of Illegal Subletting Wasn't Supported by Allegation of Facts

March 29, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for subletting or assigning his apartment without landlord’s permission. Tenant asked the court to dismiss the case, arguing that landlord’s termination...

No Illusory Tenancy Found in Connection with Tenant's Illegal Sublet

March 29, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict tenant and subtenant for tenant’s illegal subletting. The subtenant claimed illusory tenancy. The court ruled for landlord, finding that tenant and subtenant participated in a scheme to...

Landlord Can Evict Tenant Who Conducted Short-Term Rentals Through Airbnb

December 15, 2016    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for unlawful subletting of her apartment and profiteering. The court ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost.

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