Landlord can't evict tenant's son for nonpayment.

Position:EVICTION
 
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Landlord of Mitchell-Lama co-op building sued to evict tenant-shareholder's son for nonpayment of maintenance after tenant died. Landlord claimed that over $14,000 was due for a nine-month period. Tenant had last certified her income and household composition in April 2008, indicating that she was the sole occupant of the apartment. Her son lived in the apartment after tenant died, although no one had been appointed to represent tenant's estate. The court dismissed the case. Landlord can't base an eviction action against the son on nonpayment. It must start a holdover...

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