Landlord v. Tenant

Landlord v. Tenant

Each month Landlord v. Tenant provides approximately 60 summaries of recent landlord-tenant court cases and agency decisions. Landlord v. Tenant covers more than a dozen courts and agencies, including the NYC Civil Court, NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), NYC Environmental Control Board, and many more. Now available online, 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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NYCHA Must Reconsider Daughter's Succession Claim

Porter v. NYCHA: Index No. 6049, 2019 NY Slip Op 01128 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 2/14/19; Friedman, JP [dissenting], Richter, Mazzarelli, Kapnick, Gesmer, JJ)

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

Tri-Bel, LP v. Everett: Index No. 64957/2018, 2019 NY Slip Op 50239(U) (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 2/20/19; Lutwak, J)

Rent-Controlled Tenant Created a Nuisance

The Beuhler 1992 Family Trust v. Longo: Index No. L&T99395/17, 2019 NY Slip Op 29049 (Civ. Ct. Kings; 2/15/19; Ortiz, J)

Occupant Assigned Apartment by Nonprofit Couldn't Claim Rent-Stabilized Status

Nappi v. Community Access, Inc.: Index No. 8439/8439A, 2019 NY Slip Op 01185 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 2/19/19; Richter, JP, Manzanet-Daniels, Kapnick, Gesmer, Oing, JJ)

Tenant Claims Landlord's Visitor Policy Is Overly Restrictive

OH 161st Street LLC v. Brooks: Index No. 028870/2018, 2019 NY Slip Op 29040 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 2/19/19; Bacdayan, J)

NYCHA Apartment Occupant Claims Succession Rights

NYCHA-Fulton Houses v. Alicea: Index No. 15724/2017, 2019 NY Slip Op 29048 (Civ. Ct. NY; 2/8/19; Stoller, J)

Landlord Not Responsible for Tenant's Slip and Fall on Ice

Mann v. Zougras: Index No. 2017-03073, 2019 NY Slip Op 01068 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 2/13/19; Scheinkman, PJ, Mastro, Maltese, Barros, JJ)

Grandson Gets Rent-Controlled Apartment

Westman Realty Company LLC v. Cookson: 62 Misc.3d 1215(A), 2019 NY Slip Op 50144(U) (Civ. Ct. NY; 2/5/19; Kraus, J)

Late Fee Applied to Tenant's Rent Was Excessive

156 East 37th Street LLC v. Eichner: 62 Misc.3d 1216(A), 2019 NY Slip Op 50146(U) (Civ. Ct. NY; 2/6/19; Stoller, J)

Rent-Controlled Tenant Gets Overcharge Award with Triple Damages

Graham Court Owners Corp. v. Thomas: Index No. 55744/2014, 2019 NY Slip Op 29030 (Cit. Ct. NY; 2/4/19; Stoller, J)