Landlord v. Tenant

Landlord's Negligence: Landlord Not Responsible for Attack on Tenant's Boyfriend

Tenant's boyfriend sued landlord and the contractor who maintained the building's intercom system for negligence after he was attacked in tenant's apartment by tenant's two adult sons. One son lived in the apartment with tenant. The other had moved out in 2003 when NYCHA permanently barred him from entering the development because he had shot someone in a neighboring NYCHA building. Tenant then had to agree not to let that son live in or visit her apartment.

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