Elderly tenant obtained funds for rent arrears #25718.

Position:EVICTION
 
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Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonpayment of rent. The court ruled for landlord, and tenant was evicted. Tenant later asked the court to vacate the warrant and restore him to possession. The court ruled for tenant on condition that he pay the outstanding rent arrears, eviction costs, and landlord's attorney's fees within two weeks. Landlord appealed and lost. Tenant showed good cause to vacate the warrant. He had lived in the apartment for 46 years, was disabled and infirm, had tendered a substantial portion of the rent arrears, and showed that...

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