Eviction Dismissed After Landlord Misstates Regulatory Status

MFY attorney Dinah Luck convinced the court to dismiss a summary holdover after showing that the owner deliberately misstated the apartment’s rent-regulated status in court filings. The judge clarified that the requirement to correctly categorize a tenant’s status is “no mere technicality” but instead a necessary piece of information to notify tenants and courts alike of protections involved in housing court cases. Click here to read the decision.