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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Prior Tenant Sold Loft Law Rights to Landlord

Meserole A-B 81-93 Equities Corp. v. Russo: 66 Misc.3d 136(A), 2020 NY Slip Op 50016(U) (App. T. 2 Dept.; 1/3/20; Weston, JP, Aliotta, Siegal, JJ)

Landlord Didn't Deliver Timely Copy of Termination Notice to DHCR

Capmar Realty Corp. v. Miz: 66 Misc.3d 1208(A), 2020 NY Slip Op 50019(U) (Civ. Ct. NY; 1/3/20; Ortiz, J)

Vacancy Deregulated Apartment Not Reregulated by HSTPA

B.G.R. Realty LLC v. Stein: 66 Misc.3d 135(A), 2020 NY Slip Op 50005(U) (App. T. 1 Dept.; 1/6/20; Shulman, PJ, Edmead, J)

Six-Year Rule Applied to Overcharge Claim Pending When HSTPA Took Effect

Cenpark Realty LLC v. Appelbaum: Index No. 152938/2014, 2020 NY Slip Op 30023(U) (Sup. Ct. NY; 1/6/20; Kennedy, J)

Person Attacked by Tenant's Dog Can Sue Landlord

Hunt v. Public Adm'r of Kings County: Index No. 2018-04274, 2020 NY Slip Op 00110 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 1/8/20; Austin, JP, Leventhal, Roman, LaSalle, JJ)

Daughter Proves She's Rent-Controlled Tenant's Successor

Monmar Plaza, LP: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. HQ210002RO (12/4/19) [3-page doc.]

Super Became Rent-Stabilized Tenant When Employment Ended

Khan: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. GM110012RO (12/19/19) [13-pg. doc.]

Rent-Controlled Tenant's Former Spouse Gets Apartment

Spatz: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. FX420002RO (12/5/19) [3-pg. doc.]

Project-Based Section 8 Building Is Exempt from Rent Stabilization

Poonam Apartments LLC: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. GN310002RO (12/5/19) [4-pg. doc.]
January 2020

Tenant's Dismissed Overcharge Claim Reopened Based on HSTPA

Lucas: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. HS610013RT (12/9/19) [2-pg. doc.]