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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Tenant's Overcharge Claim Denied with Four-Year Lookback Applied

Aurora Assoc. LLC v. Locatelli: Index Nos. 10985, 570235/17, 2020 NY Slip Op 03267 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 6/11/20; Friedman, JP, Renwick, Kern, Oing, JJ)
07/21/2020
July 2020

DHCR Must Reconsider Landlord's MBR Increase Applications

London Terrace Gardens, LP v. DHCR: 2020 NY Slip Op 31908(U)(Sup. Ct. NY; 6/10/20; Engoron, J)
07/21/2020
July 2020

Pre-Trial Questioning Needed Concerning Succession Claim

Park Cent. 1 LLC v. Williams: Index Nos. 20-107/108, 2020 NY Slip Op 50765(U)(App. T. 1 Dept.; 6/25/20; Shulman, PJ, Cooper, Torres, JJ)
07/13/2020
July 2020

Tenant Can Amend Complaint a Second Time Based on Regina

Hess v. EDR Assets LLC: Index No. 160494/2017, 2020 NY Slip Op 32079(U)(Sup. Ct. NY; 6/26/20; Nervo, J)
07/13/2020
July 2020

Four-Year Lookback Didn't Bar Tenant's Reliance on 1986 Rent Reduction Order

Santana v. Fernandez: Index No. 2017-07703, 2020 NY Slip Op 03383 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 6/17/20; Scheinkman, PJ, Rivera, Balkin, Iannacci, JJ)
07/13/2020
July 2020

Landlord Didn't Prove Apartment Was Used for Illegal Drug Trade

Hunts Point Hous. Dev. Fund Corp. v. Padilla: Index No. LUT 056994/18, 2020 NY Slip Op 50708(U)(Civ. Ct. Bronx; 5/26/20; Black, J)
06/26/2020
June 2020

Are Homeless Occupants in Scatter Site Program Rent-Stabilized Tenants?

Delgado v. We All Care, Inc.: Index No. 5479/2016, 2020 NY Slip Op 31654(U)(Sup. Ct. Kings; 5/20/20; Sweeney, J)
06/26/2020
June 2020

Security Deposit Vouchers Are a "Source of Income" Under NYC Law

Estates NY Real Estate Servs. LLC v. City of New York: Index No. 155991/18, 11012, 2020 NY Slip Op 03093 (App. Div. 1 Dept.; 5/28/20; Gische, JP, Kapnick, Webber, Moulton, JJ)
06/26/2020
June 2020

Future Gas Connections Would Facilitate Illegal Gas Hookups

DOB v. 92 Second Avenue LLC: ECB App. No. 2000458 (6/18/20) [2-pg. doc.]
06/26/2020
June 2020

Landlord Did Electrical and Plumbing Work Without a Permit

DOB v. 767 Real Holding LLC: ECB App. No. 2000550 (6/18/20)
06/26/2020
June 2020