Family member can't be evicted for nonpayment of tenant's rent #25719.

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Landlord sued to evict the successor family member to rent-stabilized tenant's lease for nonpayment of rent. The court dismissed the case because there was no landlord-tenant relationship between the parties. Landlord appealed and lost. The successor didn't become a tenant obligated to pay rent until landlord signed a lease agreement with him. At the time the nonpayment proceeding was commenced, there was no landlord-tenant...

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