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Recent Posts in Drug Holdovers Category

PASS THE XANAX!

518 West 184 th Street LLC started a holdover proceeding against Viricia G., after her son David was arrested and pleaded guilty to using and selling Xanax to earn "a little extra money." ...
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KNOW YOUR HOUSING RIGHTS?

Wednesday, April 29 Know Your Rights Housing Forum Time: 6PM Location: Union Temple, 331 Hawthorne (Btw New York Ave and Nostrand Ave), Brooklyn
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants My office continues to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If the owner of your building is harassing you, ...
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DON'T MAKE A HABIT OF IT

After illegal drugs were found inside the tenant's apartment, and criminal charges were filed, the landlord--Second Farms Neighborhood HDFC--started an eviction proceeding. After trial, the Bronx ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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WANT FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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WANT FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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AND HERE'S TO YOU ...

During a search of Jacqueline Robinson's apartment, officers uncovered "209 ziplock bags of crack cocaine, numerous empty ziplock bags and a digital scale." When an eviction proceeding was later ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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WANT FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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NYCHA'S UNWANTED

THE NYCHA NOT WANTED LIST In this issue we continue publishing the names of individuals who have been permanently excluded from our public housing developments. The purpose of this list is to keep ...
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BRONX COUNTY TALKS L&T

The Bronx County Bar Association is having a continuing legal education program on Landlord-Tenant Law at the Bronx County Supreme Court on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, from 4-7:00 PM. The three credits ...
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DON'T RING THIS BELL!

In Matter of Bell v New York City Housing Authority, the New York County Supreme Court upheld the termination of Harold Bell's tenancy on the basis of "nondesirability." On appeal, the Appellate ...
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DISABLED SENIOR NOT EVICTED FOR DRUG SALES

New York State law typically takes a hard-line position on commercial drug-trafficking within (or in the vicinity of) residential units. Tenants have been evicted from their homes even when they have ...
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TRY PACKAGING THIS!

Since there is a low tolerance for drug-trafficking, tenants who allow their apartments to be used for drug sales are subject to eviction. By way of example, in Royal Charter Properties, Inc. v. ...
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WHY ATTORNEYS SHOULDN'T SIGN ....

When starting a holdover case, it is risky for a landlord's attorney to sign a predicate notice (whether it be a notice to cure, notice of termination, or other variation on the theme). Harking back ...
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NUISANCE NOTICE A NULLITY

Our blog posts have addressed the elements of "nuisance" within the landlord-tenant context. And, as we have previously observed, in order to win this kind of dispute, a landlord must ...
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POT LUCK?

Ever wonder what's stored in the deepest recesses of your neighbor's garage? Based on a recently reported decision, there may be cause for concern. It appears that some people are harboring a lot more ...
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DRUG-RELATED EVICTIONS: IS IT PERSONAL?

New York State laws authorize the eviction of tenants engaged in "illegal" activity within their commercial or residential space. In fact, one statute, Real Property Law section 231(1), provides that ...
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NO LIABILITY FOR LEGAL FEES IN DRUG HOLDOVER

Landlords are required to commence holdover proceedings against their tenants when directed to do so by a duly authorized entity or law enforcement agency, like the District Attorney's office. Upon ...
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