NYC CIVIL COURT

Tenant Repeatedly Refused Access to Landlord

September 28, 2017    

(Decision submitted by Paul Gruber, Esq. of the Manhattan law firm of Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., attorneys for the landlord.)

Tenant's Son Gets Rent-Controlled Apartment

September 24, 2017    

(Decision submitted by Noah E. Levenson, Esq. of the Manhattan law firm of Levy Tolman LP, attorneys for the occupant.)

Landlords' Challenge to 2014 Rent Stabilization Code Amendments Concerning Four-Year Rule Denied

June 27, 2017    

Landlords and real estate organizations sued the DHCR to challenge the DHCR's adoption of 2014 amendments to the Rent Stabilization Code (2014 Amendments) as unconstitutional. Among other things, landlords sought...

Landlords' Challenge to Creation of DHCR Tenant Protection Unit Denied

June 27, 2017    

Landlords and real estate organizations sued the DHCR to challenge the DHCR's adoption in 2014 of amendments to the Rent Stabilization Code as unconstitutional. Among other things, landlords sought to eliminate...

Allowing Full IAI Costs Resulted in Vacancy Deregulated Apartment

May 29, 2017    

Tenant complained of rent overcharge. Landlord claimed that the apartment had been deregulated. The DHCR ruled for tenant and found that the apartment wasn't eligible for deregulation. Landlord filed an Article...

Apartment Was Deregulated More Than Four Years Before Tenant Claimed Overcharge

May 29, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict unregulated tenant for nonpayment of rent. Tenant claimed that he was rent stabilized and had been overcharged. He asked the court to dismiss the case. The court ruled against tenant. The...

Disabled Shareholder-Tenant Needed More Time to Make Apartment Alterations

May 26, 2017    

Shareholder-tenant filed a complaint against  landlord cooperative corporation with the New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR) for discrimination. Tenant claimed that landlord should have given her an...

Landlord Doesn't Have to Re-Admit Rent-Stabilized Tenant After Fire

May 26, 2017    

(Decision submitted by Arun Perinbasekar of the Rockville Centre law firm of Sidrane & Schwartz-Sidrane, LLP, attorneys for the landlord.)

Co-op Improperly Rejected Daughter’s Request for Transfer of Apartment Shares

April 24, 2017    

(Decision submitted by David Hershey-Webb of the Manhattan law firm of Himmelstein, McConnell, Gribben, Donoghue & Joseph LLP, attorneys for the tenant.)

Landlord Can Evict Tenant Who Sought to Delay Execution of Eviction Warrant 10 Times

February 21, 2017    

(Decision submitted by Paul N. Gruber of the Manhattan law firm of Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., attorneys for the landlord.)

Mitchell-Lama Tenant Seeking Apartment Transfer Must Meet Occupancy Requirements

January 17, 2017    

(Decision submitted by David Hershey-Webb of the Manhattan law firm of Himmelstein, McConnell, Gribben, Donoghue & Joseph LLP, attorneys for the intervenor-tenants.)

Court Finds Apartment Was Vacancy Deregulated, Despite Altman Decision

January 17, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict tenant, claiming that tenant was unregulated. Tenant argued that he was rent stabilized. The court ruled for tenant and dismissed the case because an appellate court in the case of Altman v...

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