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Granddaughter Gets Tenant's Apartment

February 16, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict tenant's granddaughter after tenant died. The granddaughter claimed succession rights. Landlord argued that the granddaughter wasn't listed on tenant's annual family composition...

Daughter Gets Rent-Stabilized Apartment

February 16, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant's daughter after tenant died. The daughter claimed succession rights. The trial court ruled for the daughter. She presented testimony that she had lived in the...

Tenant's Brother Gets Rent-Controlled Apartment

February 14, 2018    

After the housing court dismissed an eviction proceeding against tenant and her brother on procedural grounds, rent-controlled tenant's brother applied to the DHCR for succession rights to tenant's apartment...

Tenant's Mother Gets Rent-Stabilized Apartment

February 13, 2018    

Rent-stabilized tenant's mother claimed succession rights when tenant moved out of the apartment and complained to the DHCR that landlord wouldn't give her a renewal lease. The DRA ruled for the mother....

Rent-Stabilized Tenant's Son Gets Apartment

January 26, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict apartment occupant after finding that rent-stabilized tenant was no longer there. Occupant claimed that he was the rent-stabilized tenant. The court ruled for tenant. Landlord appealed and lost...

DHCR Denies Succession Rights to Tenant's Daughter

January 26, 2018    

Rent-stabilized tenant's daughter claimed succession rights to the apartment after tenant moved out, and complained to the DHCR that landlord refused to offer her a renewal lease. The DRA ruled against the...

Agreement to Waive Rent Stabilization Status Was Void

January 26, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict apartment occupant, who claimed that he had rent-stabilized succession rights. Landlord disagreed. Occupant's sister moved into the apartment as a rent-stabilized tenant in 1996. Her...

Rent-Stabilized Tenant's Son Claims Succession Rights

November 24, 2017    

Rent-stabilized tenant's son complained that landlord overcharged him and refused to give him a renewal lease in his name after tenant moved out. The DRA ruled against the son because he didn't submit...

Tenant's Son and Granddaughter Get HUD-Subsidized Apartment

September 27, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict tenant's son and granddaughter from HUD-subsidized housing after tenant died. They claimed succession rights to the apartment. The court ruled for the family members and dismissed the case...

Rent-Stabilized Tenant's Cousin Gets Apartment

September 26, 2017    

Apartment occupant claimed succession rights after rent-stabilized tenant moved out. Occupant said she was tenant's cousin and had lived with tenant for more than two years before tenant vacated in 2008. The DRA...

Rent-Stabilized Tenant's Daughter Claims Succession Rights

August 28, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant's daughter as an occupant-licensee, claiming that tenant had moved to the Dominican Republic in 2014. The daughter claimed succession rights and said she had lived in...

Rent-Stabilized Tenant's Granddaughter Gets Apartment

August 27, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant's granddaughter after tenant died, claiming that the granddaughter was a licensee who no longer had a right to remain in the apartment. The court ruled against...

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