• Features

    Court Declines to Block Retroactive Application of HSTPA

    Randi Beth Gilbert, Richard T. Walsh, Jillian N. Bittner, and Niles C. Welikson

    The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act amended the Rent Stabilization Law and, among other draconian changes, severely curtailed landlords’ incentives to modernize and otherwise improve rent regulated apartments by limiting the ability to recover the costs of individual apartment improvements (IAIs) to vacant apartments.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Landlord & Tenant Law

    NYRE Staff

    Rent Obligations of Successor Tenant to Rent-Controlled Apartment Commences At Prior Tenant’s Death
    Landlord Not Entitled to Attorneys’ Fees Incurred In Defending Unsuccessful Class Action

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  • Columns & Departments

    Real Property Law

    NYRE Staff

    Administrator’s Deed Divested Distributees of Ownership Interest
    No Rescission of Deed When Mistake Was Not Mutual
    Restrictive Covenant Did Not Bar Educational Use
    Issues of Fact About Mortgagee’s Knowledge of Fraud Precludes Summary Judgment
    No Private Right of Action to Enforce Food Cart Regulations

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  • Columns & Departments

    Co-ops and Condominiums

    NYRE Staff

    Absence of Itemized Statement Did Not Justify Cancellation of Co-Op Corporation’s Liens
    Jury Trial Waiver Enforced
    Statute of Frauds Prevents Enforcement of Gift of Co-Op Shares
    Mitchell-Lama Occupant Successor Occupant Entitled to Injunction Tolling Exclusive Purchaser Period

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