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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Court Applies Six-Year Statute of Limitations to Overcharge Counterclaim in Pending Case

CRP 88 E. 111th St. LLC v. Guamarrigra: 2019 NY Slip Op 29347, Index No. L&T 61871/2017 (Civ. Ct. NY; 11/18/19; Stoller, J)
12/16/2019
December 2019

Landlord Sanctioned for Ordering Notice of Eviction from Marshal

NYCHA, Sedgwick Houses v. Scott: 2019 NY Slip Op 51916(U), Index No. 810861/18 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 11/22/19; Sanchez, J)
12/16/2019
December 2019

Tenant Presented No Excusable Default to Vacate Eviction Warrant

NYCHA, Webster Houses v. Guzman: 2019 NY Slip Op 51923(U), Index No. 800166/16 (Civ Ct. Bronx; 11/25/19; Sanchez, J)
12/16/2019
December 2019

HSTPA Choice of Forum Provision Doesn't Bar Court from Transferring Case to DHCR

Dodos v. 244-246 E. 7th St. Invs., LLC: 2019 NY Slip Op 33475(U)(Sup. Ct. NY; 11/22/19; Freed, J)
12/16/2019
December 2019

Landlord Didn't Send Notice Required Under RPL Section 235-e(d)

Lawler v. Canfield: 2019 NY Slip Op. 29349, Index No. 19-50017 (City Ct. Watertown/Jefferson Co.; 11/18/19; Neddo, J)
12/16/2019
December 2019

No Overcharge Where Tenant Paid Less Than Legal Regulated Rent

Mbow v. DHCR: 2019 NY Slip Op 33435(U), Index No. 151423/2019 (Sup. Ct. NY; 11/21/19; Rakower, J)
12/16/2019
December 2019

NYCHA Can Evict Tenant for Drug-Related Criminal Activity

Burton v. NYCHA: 2019 NY Slip Op 08402, Index No. 2018-06375 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 11/20/19; Scheinkman, PJ, LaSalle, Nelson, Iannacci, JJ)
12/16/2019
December 2019

Landlord Didn't Answer Rent Administrator's Notice of Complaint

Gray v. DHCR: 2019 NY Slip Op 08190, Index No. 2016-12802 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 11/13/19; Chambers, JP, Maltese, LaSalle, Christopher, JJ)
12/16/2019
December 2019

Landlord Didn't Preserve Legal Regulated Rent

West 147 & 150 LLC v. DHCR: 2019 NY Slip Op 33396(U), Index No. 101612/17 (Sup. Ct. NY; 11/12/19; Hagler, J)
12/16/2019
December 2019

Landlord Didn't Give New Tenant a Lease

Bedeau Realty Corp. v. DHCR: 2019 NY Slip Op 08401, Index No. 2017-13232 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 11/20/19; Austin, JP, Roman, Barros, Connolly, JJ)
12/16/2019
December 2019