TENANT NUISANCES

Rent-Controlled Tenant Created a Nuisance

March 17, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-controlled tenant for creating a nuisance. Landlord claimed that tenant's conduct frightened other tenants. The trial court ruled for landlord, finding that tenant's conduct...

Landlord Didn't Prove Tenant Nuisance at Trial

March 15, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for: (a) refusing to provide access for repairs; (b) committing or permitting a nuisance; and (c) refusing to renew an expiring lease. Tenant claimed harassment and...

Tenant of Cluttered Apartment May Be Disabled and Need Article 81 Guardian

January 27, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for creating a nuisance because tenant created clutter and trash conditions in the apartment while refusing landlord access to exterminate bedbugs. Tenant, with a court-appointed...

Landlord Claims Tenant Operated a Bakery in Her Apartment

January 24, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for creating a nuisance by operating a commercial bakery out of her apartment while also renting rooms to a series of boarders. Tenant claimed that landlord's...

Landlord's Notice of Lease Violation and Nuisance Was Vague and Defective

January 24, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant, claiming that tenant's conduct interfered with the health, safety, comfort, and/or quiet enjoyment of other building occupants. Landlord said this violated...

Landlord Can Evict Tenant Who Repeatedly Complained to HPD

December 23, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for creating a nuisance. Landlord claimed that tenant continually and repeatedly complained to HPD about apartment conditions, then refused to permit landlord to correct issued...

Landlord Doesn't Prove Tenant Violated Probationary Stipulation

December 23, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for creating a nuisance. Landlord and tenant signed a settlement agreement in court, which put tenant on probation for one year. Tenant specifically agreed not to smoke in the building...

Landlord's Notices Reasonably Described Grounds for Nuisance Claim

November 27, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant, claiming that tenant violated the building's no-pet policy, failed to provide access for repairs, and created a nuisance. Tenant asked the court to dismiss the case...

Tenant's Alleged Failure to Provide Access for Repairs Didn't Amount to Nuisance

November 27, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized supportive housing tenant. Landlord claimed that tenant created a nuisance by failing to provide access for repairs on a number of occasions during an 11-month period. Landlord...

Landlord Doesn't Prove Tenant Created Nuisance

November 17, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for creating a nuisance and failing to sign a renewal lease. The court ruled for landlord in part. The court found no nuisance but that tenant had failed to renew his...

Landlord Can Evict Elderly Rent-Stabilized Tenant for Objectionable Conduct

October 29, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict elderly rent-stabilized tenant for creating a nuisance. Landlord claimed that tenant was interfering with other tenants' comfort and rights by urinating and defecating in wheelchairs, and...

Landlord's Claim that Tenant and Boyfriend Stole Other Tenant's Packages Dismissed

October 28, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for violating her lease by stealing packages delivered for other tenants in the building. Landlord also claimed that she did this with her boyfriend's assistance....