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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Lawsuit to Stop Publication of City's Worst Landlords List Dismissed

Hakim v. James: Index No. 8374/8375N-160687/16, 2019 NY Slip Op 00990 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 2/7/19; Sweeny, JP, Tom, Webber, Kahn, Kern, JJ)

Landlord Didn't Prove Tenant Nuisance at Trial

Renewal Realty Corp. v. Almonte: 62 Misc.3d 1220(A), 2019 NY Slip Op 50190(U) (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 2/21/19; Lutwak, J)

Landlord Harassed Rent-Controlled Tenant's Family Members

HYK-273 W. 138th Street LLC v. DHCR: Index No. 8347-101554-15, 2019 NY Slip Op 00969 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 2/7/19; Acosta, PJ, Gische, Kapnick, Gesmer, Singh, JJ)

Apartment Was Reregulated Due to J-51 Benefits

Suarez v. Four Thirty Realty LLC: 92 N.Y.S.3d 649, 2019 NY Slip Op 01307 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 2/21/19; Renwick, JP, Tom, Singh, Moulton, JJ)

Tenant Who Moved Out Five Days Late Entitled to Most of Security Deposit

Berger v. UEI 642 Tenth, LLC: Index No. 571040/18, 2019 NY Slip Op 50228(U) (App. T. 1 Dept.; 2/28/19; Shulman, PJ, Gonzalez, Cooper, JJ)

Landlord Claims Building Was Substantially Rehabbed

449 West 37 Realty LLC v. Herman: Index No. 571037/18, 2019 NY Slip Op 50201(U) (App. T. 1 Dept.; 2/25/19; Ling-Cohan, JP, Gonzalez, Cooper, JJ)

College Not Responsible for Student Deaths in Off-Campus Housing

Fitzsimons v. Brennan: Index No. 2016-07838, 2019 NY Slip Op 01200 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 2/20/19; Dillon, JP, Chambers, Nelson, Christopher, JJ)

Landlord Improperly Sought Higher Rent While Rent Reduction Order in Effect

Avenue D Properties LLC v. Springer: 62 Misc.3d 1207(A), 2019 NY Slip Op 50025(U) (Civ. Ct. NY; 1/14/19; Sikowitz, J)
February 2019

Landlord Must Pay $2,000 to HPD for Harassing Tenant

Hilltop 161 LLC v. Philbert: 62 Misc.3d 1212(A), 2019 NY Slip Op 50121(U) (Civ. Ct. NY; 1/28/19; Kraus, J)
February 2019

Landlord's Rent Demand Was Fatally Defective

EOM 106-15 217th Corp. v. Severine: 62 Misc.3d 141(A), 2019 NY Slip Op 50068(U) (App. T. 2 Dept.; 1/11/19; Pesce, PJ, Liotta, Elliot, JJ)
February 2019