Landlord v. Tenant

Landlord v. Tenant: June 2019

May 23, 2019    

MAJOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

Parking Area Wasn’t Commercial Space for MCI Purposes

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on installation of a new roof, facade and parapet restoration, bulkhead and entrance doors, intercoms, and related architectural fees. The DRA ruled...

Landlord v. Tenant: May 2019

April 18, 2019    

PETS

Tenant Didn’t Prove Dog Was Emotional Support Animal

Landlord sued to evict tenant for keeping a dog in her apartment, in violation of a no-pet clause in tenant's lease. Tenant claimed that the dog was an emotional support animal needed for her to enjoy her use...

Landlord v. Tenant: April 2019

March 19, 2019    

DISCRIMINATION

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

Two landlords sued New York City’s Public Advocate for damages and asked the court to stop the Advocate from publishing the city’s watchlist of 100 worst landlords. The city...

Landlord v. Tenant: March 2019

February 22, 2019    

HARASSMENT

Tenants’ Harassment Claim Dismissed

Tenants brought an HP proceeding against landlord, seeking correction of building violations and also claiming harassment by landlord. Landlord and tenants signed a consent order to correct violations, and a trial was set to...

Landlord v. Tenant: December 2018

November 26, 2018