NYC CIVIL COURT

NYC CIVIL COURT

DHCR Properly Made Landlord and Tenant Responsible for Overcharge

October 29, 2018    

Landlord rented a rent-stabilized apartment to tenant in 1995, and periodically renewed the lease through 2007. Tenant was a business entity. In 2003, tenant''s rent was $1,524 per month, but tenant sublet...

Occupants Couldn't Submit Corrected Deposition Transcripts Three Months Late

October 27, 2018    

(Decision submitted by William J. Neville of the Manhattan law firm of Mitofsky Shapiro Neville & Hazen LLP, who represented the landlord.)

Apartment Was Improperly Deregulated Based on Disallowed IAI Costs

September 25, 2018    

Former tenant sued landlord, claiming rent overcharge and improper apartment deregulation. Tenant also sued individual officers of the owner entity, the managing agent, and one of landlord's employees, claiming...

Tenant Claimed He Had No NYC Address on Tax Returns

September 24, 2018    

(Decision submitted by Matthew Livits, Esq. of the Manhattan law firm of Smyth Law P.C., attorneys for the landlord.)

Court Upholds DHCR's 1995 Deregulation Decision

August 21, 2018    

Tenant sued landlord, claiming that her apartment had been improperly vacancy-deregulated while the building was receiving J-51 tax benefits. The court granted landlord's request to dismiss the case. Tenant moved...

Court Affirms DHCR Finding of No Fraud and No Rent Overcharge

August 21, 2018    

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

Rent-stabilized tenant complained of...

Landlord Proves Tenant Didn't Primarily Reside in Apartment

July 27, 2018    

(Decision submitted by Noah Levenson of the Manhattan law firm of Levy Tolman LLP, attorneys for the landlord.)

Petition Seeking to Appoint 7-A Administrator Lacked Sufficient Information

June 24, 2018    

(Decision submitted by Noah E. Levenson of the Manhattan law firm of Levy Tolman LLP, attorneys for the landlord.)

Prior Preferential Rent Was Below Deregulation Threshold

May 24, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict unregulated tenant after tenant's lease expired. Tenant claimed that he was rent stabilized and that the apartment was improperly deregulated. The court ruled for tenant and dismissed the...

Landlord Proves Building Was Substantially Rehabilitated in Eviction Case

March 27, 2018    

(Decision submitted by Adam Leitman Bailey of the Manhattan law firm of Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., attorneys for the landlord.)

Landlord Can Add Additional Rent Accruing Since Rent Demand to Court Petition

March 26, 2018    

(Decision submitted by Adam Leitman Bailey of the Manhattan law firm of Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., attorneys for the landlord.)

Landlord Can Evict Tenant Who Violated Settlement Agreement

March 26, 2018    

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