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 Fined $2,500 for Peeling Paint and Plaster

DOB v. Wren: ECB App. No. 2000474 (7/16/20) [2-pg. doc.]

Landlord Fined $8,750 for Renting Apartment for Transient Occupancy

DOB v. Gillingham: ECB App. No. 2000549 (7/16/20) [3-pg. doc.]

Landlord Didn't Protect Adjoining Building's Windows During Construction

DOB v. Elliott Development Corp.: ECB App. No. 2000604 (7/16/20) [3-pg. doc.]

Landlord Performed Clean-Up Work While Stop-Work Order in Effect

DOB v. JKD & ESD, LLC: ECB App. No. 2000540 (7/16/20) [2-pg. doc.]

Landlord Fined Over $10,000 for Gutting Building Without Permits

DOB v. 2265-72nd Ave Realty: ECB App. No. 2000287 (7/16/20) [5-pg. doc.]

Landlord Must Pay NYCHA Back $28,000 for Overpaid Rent Subsidy

NYCHA v. Ali: Index No. 451571/2018, NYLJ No. 1597093248 (Sup. Ct. NY; 6/24/20; Lebovits, J)

Case Reopened to Permit Proof for Setting Base Rent Under Default Formula

St. Nicholas 24 LLC v. Chavez-Luzan: Index No. 64158/16, NYLJ No. 1596361168 (Civ. Ct. NY; 7/13/20; Schneider, J)

Eviction Stayed Based on Potential Succession Claim

Daly 180 HDFC v. Williamson: Index No. 23083/19, NYLJ No. 1597134134 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 7/30/20; Lutwak, J)

Use and Occupancy Denied Due to Outstanding Class "C" Violation

2167 Crotona Ave. HDFC v. Recio: Index No. 001379/19, NYLJ No. 1597128434 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 7/27/20; Jennings, J)

Landlord Must Correct Continuous Lack of Hot Water

351-359 E. 163rd St. Tenants Ass/n v. E. 163 LLC: Index No. 13412/2019, NYLJ No. 1597117882 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 7/15/20; Ibrahim, J)