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EXTREMELY UNCOOPERATIVE?

After Isaac and Janice O. had their tenancy terminated by their cooperative landlord–Lincoln Guild Housing Corporation--the New York County Civil Court ended up siding with the tenants, and ...
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MAROLDA'S IN A MESS

A.G. Schneiderman Files Lawsuit Against Property Management Company And Landlords For Harassing Tenants In Chinatown And The Lower East Side Joint Investigation Between A.G. And Governor Cuomo’s ...
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CLOSING TIME?

Tenants Reginald and Maria B. had a right to purchase the house in which they lived for $2,500,000. But after their lease expired the landlord’s trustee – Melissa K. – agreed to sell ...
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OCCUPY THIS!

135 West 13 th Street, LLC, sought possession of one of Judith & Danielle’s rent-stabilized apartment because it wasn't their “primary residence.” After trial, the New York ...
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MORE NEW YORKERS HAVE REPRESENTATION

City Report Reveals Major Increase In The Number Of Tenants In Housing Court Who Have Legal Representation Three years ago just 1 in 100 tenants in housing court had representation. Today, more than 1 ...
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NO WAIVES HERE

Back in 2003, when 8 Beach Street Realty settled an owners use-claim against its stabilized tenant, it gave Max B. a ten-year unregulated lease with a five-year renewal option in exchange for a waiver ...
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NYU GETS TO STAY @ HUDSON SQUARE

NYU, Olmstead resolve legal drama at 180 Varick Street Landlord served university with lease termination notice at Hudson Square building in November April 11, 2016 By Rey Mashayekhi 180 Varick Street ...
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HELPING TENANTS FIGHT HARASSMENT

Protecting Tenants and Affordable Housing: Mayor de Blasio's Tenant Support Unit Helps 1,000 Tenants Fight Harassment, Secure Repairs Part of 10-fold increase in free legal services for tenants ...
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WHOOPSIE!

While both the New York County Civil Court and the Appellate Term, First Department, were of the view that Masako M. hadn't used her rent-stabilized apartment as her primary residence, the ...
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PROVE IT!

When the Rockville Centre Housing Authority brought a holdover proceeding against Cheana W., based on alleged criminal activity, the Nassau County District Court granted relief in the agency's ...
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CUE THE MUSIC!

While in Argentina furthering his music career, Austin N. allowed others to stay in his rent-stabilized apartment. And when his landlord -- 184-188 Claremont Investors, LLC -- later sued to recover ...
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NO ESTOPPING HIM

After John C. was evicted by Bon Aire Properties for violating his proprietary lease, because he failed to install carpeting or rugs on 90% of certain areas of his apartment, that outcome was affirmed ...
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MAY BE TIME TO GO

Ask Real Estate By RONDA KAYSEN Time to Move On I live with two roommates. Our market-rate lease recently expired. In the past month, we have tried to reach our landlord to renew our lease, and he has ...
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FINDING A CURE

When Maria Z., a rent-stabilized tenant, agreed to relocate to a different building, her contract provided that she would be a "free market" tenant, but her annual rent percentage increases ...
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SEASON THIS!

RSP 86 Property LLC, wanted to evict Martin S.--an 89 year-old Manhattanite rent-stabilized tenant who spent weekends and summers in the Hamptons and winters in Florida--on the grounds that his ...
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SUPER RESULT

When 137 Oak Mgt. brought a case to recover possession of an apartment occupied while Richard Z. was employed by the building, the guy argued that that he couldn't be evicted because he was a ...
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ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

For some eight years prior to her death, Oliver Williams lived with “Ms. Singer,” a rent-controlled tenant. When the landlord later filed a holdover to evict Mr. Williams, the New York ...
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KINGS HOUSING COURT JUSTICE

Justice, As Dispensed in Kings Housing Court Photo credit: Gines Pasamonte
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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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LEBOVITS ON LANDLORD-TENANT?

Lebovits on Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law Judge Gerald Lebovits has just published a two-part nuts-and-bolts article called " A Guide to New York State Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law and ...
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THEY ALREADY HAVE TRANSLATORS, SCOTT

Removing Language Barriers in Housing Court Decrying the lack of multi-lingual signs and services in New York City’s Housing Courts, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer urged the Chief ...
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AIRBNB'S BAD FOR TENANTS

A New York City landlord filed an eviction case against one of its rent-stabilized tenants, Henry P. Ikezi, when it discovered he was renting-out his Manhattan apartment on Airbnb --a publicly ...
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DON'T YOU COME HOME ...

After Northtown Roosevelt filed a "nuisance" proceeding against its tenant--M. Bailey--the parties settled the case. But when the landlord later asked for an order permitting the eviction to ...
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DID YOUR LANDLORD MAKE THE LIST?

Friends, Too many landlords in New York think they can ignore their responsibility to provide reasonable living conditions to their tenants. And far too many tenants in New York are forced to live in ...
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