Archives

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Owner Occupancy Holdovers

A very common tactic if for the landlord to seek an eviction of a Rent Stabilized tenant in New York based on an allegation that the landlord intends to use […]

If a Nonprimary Residence Holdover Proceeding Is Dismissed, Can the Landlord Bring a New One?

Before a landlord can begin a nonprimary residence holdover in New York Housing Court, he must serve what’s known as a Golub notice — a notice of nonrenewal of the […]

Sufficiency of the Golub Notice in a Nonprimary Residence Case

It has often been said that a Golub Notice – that is, a notice of intention not to renew a rent-stabilized lease – must recite the facts necessary to establish […]

Primary Residence

Frequently, the landlord of a rent-stabilized or rent-controlled apartment will start a lawsuit in housing court, claiming that the tenant does not live in her apartment as her “primary residence.” […]

Should I pay rent during my Housing Court case?

After tenants receive legal papers, they are often confused when the landlord refuses to accept any rent afterwards. It is perfectly natural for landlords to refuse rent once the court […]

What Is Discovery?

In a holdover proceeding, the landlord’s attorney often makes a motion for discovery. Discovery refers to documents and testimony that an attorney wants to get from an opponent before trial.

[…]

Do I Have A Right to A Jury?

What is the single most important thing you can do to help your housing court case? It is to file a jury demand and pay the jury fee to the […]

Individual Apartments Improvements

In a rent overcharge case, the most common defense that landlords pose is that of the 1/40th improvements increase. If an owner adds new services, improvements, or equipment to an […]

Is the Super Supposed to Live in the Building?

New York City’s Housing Maintenance Code provides:

Sec. D26-22.03 Obligations of owner

a. The owner of a multiple dwelling shall provide adequate janitorial services.

b. In a multiple dwelling of […]

Bedbugs in Motels and Hotels

Hotel guests all over the country are finding that they are being rented rooms infested with bedbugs — apple-seed sized insects that feed on their blood while they sleep. But […]

Archives

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.