Tenant's sister waited too long to claim pass-on rights #24342.

Position:PASSING ON APARTMENTS
 
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The sister of a rent-stabilized tenant complained to the DHCR that landlord refused to give her a renewal lease after tenant permanently vacated the apartment. The sister claimed that she was entitled to succession rights. The DRA ruled for the sister. Landlord appealed and won. Tenant and tenant's cousin were the original co-tenants under a lease commencing in 1994. Tenant moved out in 2002. The cousin then became the tenant under a renewal lease. The cousin moved out in 2005, leaving tenant's sister...

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