Landlord v. Tenant

Each month Landlord v. Tenant provides approximately 60 summaries of recent landlord-tenant court cases and agency decisions from more than a dozen courts and agencies, including the NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), and NYC Environmental Control Board. Landlord v. Tenant takes readers through each dispute, streamlining research and arming landlords with the legal ammunition they need, quickly and easily.

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Landlord Can't Avoid $87,000 Fine for Tenant's Short-Term Rentals

Richard Breslaw Family LP v. DOB: 2020 NY Slip Op 30440(U), NYLJ No. 1582358090 (Sup. Ct. NY; 2/14/20; Love, J)
03/24/2020
March 2020

Tenant Must Restate Discrimination Claims After Eviction

Doe v. YWCA of Northeastern NY: 2019-cv-456, NYLJ No. 1581614802 (NDNY; 2/12/20; McAvoy, J)
03/24/2020
March 2020

Supported Housing Program Tenant Can Sue Landlord for Discrimination

Jones v. The Ass'n for Rehabilitative Case Mgmt. & Supported Housing Program Inc.: 2019-cv-10114, NYLJ No. 1580483509 (SDNY; 1/30/20; McMahon, J)
03/24/2020
March 2020

Landlord Co-op Can Evict Shareholder Tenant for Objectionable Conduct

Surfair Equities, Inc. v. Marin: 2020 NY Slip Op 50111(U), NYLJ No. 158103201 (Civ. Ct. Queens; 1/15/20; Paley, J)
03/24/2020
March 2020

Landlord Raised Section 8 Rent When Tenant Refused to Downsize

Crotona Park Redevelopment LLC v. Williams: 2020 NY Slip Op 50221(U), NYLJ No. 1582173321 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 2/17/20; Lutwak, J)
03/24/2020
March 2020

Crack in Stucco Over Brick Wall Wasn't Immediately Hazardous Violation

DOB v. Morrissette: ECB App. No. 1901680 (1/23/20) [2-pg. doc.]
03/23/2020
March 2020

Landlord Fined $6,250 for Adding Illegal Apartment

DOB v. Cammarata: ECB App. No. 2000177 (2/20/20) [2-pg. doc.]
03/23/2020
March 2020

Transient Occupancy Without C of O Was Immediately Hazardous Violation

DOB v. 38 E. 23rd St. LLC: ECB App. No. 1901809 (1/23/20) [3-pg. doc.]
03/23/2020
March 2020

Landlord Fined for Permitting Food Trash Spillover

DOHMH v. 505 Lafayette LLC: ECB App. No. 1901803 (1/23/20) [2-pg. doc.]
03/23/2020
March 2020

ECB Revokes Violation for Discarded Refrigerator

Shamay: ECB App. No. 1901919 (1/23/20) [1-pg. doc.]
03/23/2020
March 2020