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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New Landlord Who Claims Overcharge Not Willful Must Produce Due Diligence Report

Alekna v. 207-217 W. 110 Portfolio Owner LLC: Index No. 156847/2016, 2020 NY Slip Op 30511(U) (Sup. Ct. NY; 2/25/20; Edmead, J)
03/23/2020
March 2020

Court Revokes NYC Planning Commission's Approval of LES Skyscrapers

Lower E. Side Organized Neighbors v. NYC Planning Comm.: Index No. 153024/2019, 2020 NY Slip Op 20508(U) (Sup. Ct. NY; 2/21/20; Engoron, J)
03/23/2020
March 2020

Broker Was Entitled to 15 Percent Commission from Landlord

City Connection Realty v. Zivkovich: Index No. 570738/19, 2020 NY Slip Op 50248(U) (A.T. 1 Dept.; 2/21/20; Shulman, PJ, Cooper, Edmead, JJ)
03/23/2020
March 2020

Condo Can Install Roof Protections on Neighboring Landlord's Roof

One Lincoln Plaza Condominium v. 14 W 64th St. LLC: Index No. 161931/2019, 2020 NY Slip Op 30538(U) (Sup. Ct. NY; 2/26/20; Rakower, J)
03/23/2020
March 2020

Tenant Claims Long-Standing Debris Caused Stairway Slip and Fall

Ventura v. Cherry Lane Assets LLC: Index No. 154996/2017, 2020 NY Slip Op 30582(U) (Sup. Ct. NY; 2/27/20; Perry, J)
03/23/2020
March 2020

1985 Lease Entitles Tenant to Attorney's Fees in Eviction Case

201 Ave. A Corp v. Rizzo: Index No. 570604/19, 2020 NY Slip Op 50118(U) (App. T. 1 Dept.; 2/3/20; Shulman, PJ, Cooper, J)
03/23/2020
March 2020

New 90-Day Termination Notice Requirement Applied to Long-Term Tenant

Sukaj Group LLC v. Mallia: Index No. 47685/2019, 2020 NY Slip Op 50218(U) (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 2/13/20; Ibrahim, J)
03/23/2020
March 2020

Landlord's Acceptance of Rent Checks Formed No Waiver

Sebco Hous. Dev. Fund Co., Inc. v. Acosta: Index No. 570696/2019, 2020 NY Slip Op 50236(U) (App. T. 1 Dept.; 2/19/20; Shulman, PJ, Cooper, Edmead, JJ)
03/23/2020
March 2020

Landlord Can't Challenge Placement on HPD Pilot Program List

BSF Inwood Holding LLC v. HPD: Index No. 157569/2019, 2020 NY Slip Op 30473(U) (Sup. Ct. NY; 2/19/20; Rakower, J)
03/23/2020
March 2020

Occupant Can't Prove Succession Rights

206 W. 89th St. LLC v. Morgan: Index No. 570199/19, 2020 NY Slip Op 50249(U) (App. T. 1 Dept.; 2/21/20; Shulman, PJ, Cooper, Edmead, JJ)
03/23/2020
March 2020