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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Subtenant Illegally Locked Tenant's Son Out of Apartment

Bascus v. Lake: Index No. 801155/20, 2020 NY Slip Op 50425(U)(Civ. Ct. Bronx; 4/14/20; Garland, J)
05/22/2020
May 2020

Tenant's Request for Rent Records Limited to Four-Year Lookback

57 Elmhurst, LLC v. Williams: Index No. 57293/19, 2020 NY Slip Op 20093 (Civ. Ct. Queens; 4/20/20; Guthrie, J)
05/22/2020
May 2020

Tenant in Horizontal Multiple Dwelling Was Rent Stabilized

78 Havemeyer, LLC v. Abuzaid: Index No. 2018-113KC, 2020 NY Slip Op 50452(U)(App. T. 2 Dept.; 4/24/20;Aliotta, PJ, Elliot, Toussaint, JJ)
05/22/2020
May 2020

Landlord Can't Get Preliminary Approval of Plan to Remove Building's Gas Service

475 Kent Owner v. Pomeroy: Index No. 512835/2018, 2020 NY Slip Op 31043(U)(Sup. Ct. Kings; 4/20/20; Levine, J)
05/22/2020
May 2020

Default Judgment and Eviction Warrant Against Incarcerated Tenant Vacated

2001 Story LLC v. Saul: Index No. 570595/19, 2020 NY Slip Op 50395(U)(App. T. 1 Dept.; 4/9/20; Shulman, PJ, Edmead, Torres, JJ)
05/22/2020
May 2020

Overcharge Resulted from Failure to Apply DHCR Rent Reduction Order

Anderson A to Anderson G LLC v. Sanchez: Index No. L&T 10702/19, 2020 NY Slip Op 20097 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 4/7/20; Tovar, J)
05/22/2020
May 2020

HSTPA Can't Be Applied Retroactively to Tenant's Overcharge Counterclaim

381 E. 160th LLC v. Fana: Index No. 013041/18, 2020 NY Slip Op 20089 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 4/13/20; Weissman, J)
05/20/2020
May 2020

Landlord Didn't Notify Tenant Where Security Deposit Was Held

Baffour v. Calenda: Index No. 570697/19, 2020 NY Slip Op 50386(U)(App. T. 1 Dept.; 4/3/20; Shulman, PJ, Edmead, Torres, JJ)
05/20/2020
May 2020

DHCR Ruling That Landlord Didn't Provide Required Service Was Rational

Chosen Realty Corp. v. DHCR: Index No. 0151169/2018, 2020 NY Slip Op 30976(U)(Sup. Ct. NY; 4/7/20; Kelley, J)
05/20/2020
May 2020

Former Tenant Gets No Reimbursement for Food Costs During Gas Outage

McCann v. Tarnowski: Index No. 2018-2400, 2020 NY Slip Op 50458(U)(App. T. 2 Dept.; 4/24/20; Aliotta, PJ, Elliot, Toussaint, JJ)
05/20/2020
May 2020