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Rent-Stabilized Tenant's Daughter Claims Succession Rights

March 19, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant's daughter after tenant died. The daughter claimed succession rights. Landlord argued that no trial was needed and asked the court to grant it possession. The...

Rent-Controlled Tenant's Minor Grandson Gets Apartment

March 19, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-controlled tenant's grandson after tenant died. The grandson claimed succession rights as a remaining family member. The court ruled for the grandson after a trial. The grandson...

NYCHA Must Reconsider Daughter's Succession Claim

March 17, 2019    

Landlord NYCHA tenant's daughter claimed succession rights to tenant's apartment after tenant died in 2013. NYCHA ruled against the daughter after a hearing, and the daughter filed an Article 78 court appeal...

Grandson Gets Rent-Controlled Apartment

March 16, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict rent-controlled tenant's grandson after tenant died. The grandson claimed succession rights. Landlord claimed that the grandson hadn't lived in the apartment as his primary residence...

NYCHA Tenant's Son Can't Get Apartment

February 27, 2019    

Landlord NYCHA tenant's son filed a grievance with NYCHA after tenant moved out, claiming succession rights to tenant's apartment. NYCHA ruled against tenant's son, who filed an Article 78 court appeal...

Tenant's Son Can't Get Rent-Stabilized Apartment

January 28, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant's son complained to the DHCR that landlord refused to give him a renewal lease after tenant died. The son claimed that he had lived in the apartment with tenant almost all his life. Tenant...

Family Member Granted Pass-On Rights Can't Challenge Order Also Granting Succession to Others

January 28, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant's family member, Rudy Nunez, sought succession rights after tenant died and complained to the DHCR that landlord refused to give him a renewal lease. The DRA ruled for Rudy, and ordered...

Tenant's Daughter Can't Pursue Renewal Lease Claim While Eviction Case Pending

January 28, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant's daughter complained to the DHCR that landlord failed to offer her a renewal lease after tenant moved out of the apartment. She claimed succession rights. The DRA terminated the proceeding...

NYCHA Tenant's Son Can't Get Apartment

January 24, 2019    

NYCHA tenant's son claimed succession rights after tenant died. NYCHA ruled against the son after a hearing. He then filed an Article 78 court appeal, claiming that NYCHA's decision was unreasonable. The...

Deceased Tenant's Wife, Who Wasn't Elderly, Couldn't Remain in HUD Section 202 Housing

November 27, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict the wife of deceased tenant in HUD-subsidized Section 202 housing. The housing project provided supportive housing for the elderly, aged 62 years or older. The wife moved into the apartment...

NYCHA Tenant's Grandson Can't Get Apartment After Tenant Dies

November 27, 2018    

NYCHA tenant's grandson requested succession rights after tenant died in 2013. NYCHA ruled against the grandson, who filed an Article 78 court appeal. The court ruled against the grandson. Tenant had asked NYCHA...

Rent-Stabilized Tenant's Husband Gets Apartment

October 28, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant's husband after tenant died. The husband claimed succession rights. Landlord questioned the legitimacy of the marriage, stating that tenant never informed it of...