Tenant can be evicted for chronic nonpayment of rent #24297.

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Landlord NYCHA terminated a tenancy after tenant failed to appear at a hearing. NYCHA had charged tenant with chronic nonpayment of rent and violation of a probationary agreement to pay on time. Tenant filed an Article 78 appeal, claiming that NYCHA's decision was unfair. The court ruled against tenant. Tenant claimed that he had a valid excuse for not appearing at the NYCHA hearing because he had to...

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