Landlord can't evict rent-stabilized tenant.

Position:RENEWAL LEASES
 
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Landlord, who owned shares to a co-op apartment, sued to evict month-to-month tenant after sending a 30-day termination notice. Tenant claimed that she was rent stabilized. Landlord claimed that tenant hadn't signed a renewal lease since 2003, and, in any event, he needed the apartment for his personal use. Tenant asked the court to dismiss the case without a trial. The court ruled against tenant.

Tenant appealed and won. Landlord relied on a prior court case ruling that prior landlord could evict tenant for failing to renew her rent-stabilized lease. But that decision...

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