Tenant's appeal of NYCHA decision dismissed as untimely.

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NYCHA terminated the tenancy of public housing tenant for undesirability after finding that she or a roommate possessed and sold cocaine and marijuana from the apartment. Tenant filed an Article 78 appeal, claiming that NYCHA's decision was unreasonable. NYCHA claimed that tenant waited too long to appeal and asked the court to dismiss the petition. The court ruled against NYCHA, who appealed and won. By law, tenant had four months to file an Article 78 appeal, which was due on March 5, 2010, after NYCHA notified tenant of its decision in writing dated Nov. 5, 2009. Tenant...

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