Many landlord-tenant cases will go on for longer than is appropriate because a factor will come into play seen in landlord-tenant cases but not seen in cases in most other areas of the law. That factor is attorneys' fees. The Lengths People Will Go to Avoid Paying Legal ...
Tag: succession rights
April 8, 2014Joshua C. Price
The rent regulation system (both rent control and rent stabilization) is an albatross to landlords and as a result those landlords are often looking for any way to free themselves from the confinement of the regulatory system. For decades now, individual landlords have concocted schemes ...
November 25, 2013Joshua C. Price
New York’s highest court – The Court of Appeals – recently ventured into the arcane world of rent regulation and issued a surprising decision awarding succession rights ...
November 21, 2013Joshua C. Price
A recent decision by Housing Court Judge Sabrina Kraus will likely inspire attorneys representing tenants to make some mischief when representing persons seeking to succeed to rent control apartments. Her decision, Golden Mountain Realty v. Severino, 2012 N.Y. Slip Op. 22048 (N.Y.Civ.Ct. February 29, 2012) stands for the following principle: ...
March 12, 2012Joshua C. Price
A landmark decision by the Appellate Division, First Department – affirming a series of decisions by the Appellate Term, First Department – has dramatically changed the landscape for family members seeking succession rights to a rent stabilized apartment. The case, Third Lenox Terrace Tower Associates v. Cynthia ...
January 30, 2012Joshua C. Price