Landlord v. Tenant

Landlord v. Tenant: September 2019

August 22, 2019    



Landlord v. Tenant: August 2019

July 29, 2019    


Landlord Held in Contempt with Daily Fines for Lead Paint Violations

Tenant sued landlord, seeking correction of Housing Maintenance Code violations. The court directed landlord to cure lead paint violations in the apartment, where tenant lived with a child under the...

Landlord v. Tenant: July 2019

June 20, 2019    


Tenant Cured Lease Violation by Getting Rid of Two Pit Bulls 

Landlord sued to evict tenant for keeping pit bull dogs in her apartment without landlord’s permission. The court ruled for landlord based on tenant’s failure to appear in court. The court...

Landlord v. Tenant: June 2019

May 23, 2019    


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    


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    


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    


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