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Statute of Limitations Does Not Bar First Mortgagee’s Claim Stewart Title Insurance Co v. Bank of New York Mellon NYLJ 10/6/17, p. 24, col. 5 AppDiv, Second Dept. (3-1 decision; memorandum opinion; dissenting opinion by Hinds-Radix, J.)
By Timothy Hill
In a recent decision, the Eastern District of New York dismissed a multi-pronged challenge to a local municipal ordinance that regulates rental of property on a short-term or transient basis.
City Not Estopped to Object to Nonconforming Building
Lawyer Advertising Billboards Not Treated As Onsite Advertisements
Town Not Obligated to Consider Zoning Amendment
East Harlem Rezoning Upheld
Failure to Register Precludes Landlord from Collecting Otherwise Lawful Rent Increases
Unlawful Entry and Detained Proceeding Requires Proof of Possession
By Stewart E. Sterk
The Rent Regulation Reform Act provides for deregulation of rent-stabilized apartments occupied by tenants whose income exceeds the statutory threshold. When a married couple lives in the apartment, the income of both spouses counts in determining whether the threshold is met. But suppose only one spouse occupies the apartment as a primary residence. When, if ever, should the income of the other spouse be counted towards the threshold?