New York Law Journal: Realty Law Digest

December 2015

Scott Mollen analyzed the following cases in his weekly Realty Law Digest column in the New York Law Journal (subscription required):

  • December 30, 2015Cases involving a Yellowstone injunction, a broker's commission and breach of fiduciary claims, and a landlord's claims that a tenant was allowing a rent-stabilized apartment to be used for illegal purposes.

  • December 23, 2015 'Jobin Organization v. Bemar Realty', 'Clinton Hill Holding 1, v. Kathy & Tania,' and 'U.S. Bank National Assoc. v. Glusky'.

  • December 16, 2015In re September 11 Litigation," where the Second Circuit clarified the recovery scheme for WTC leases.

  • December 9, 2015Cases involving a failure to commence a foreclosure action within six years, whether a defendant in a summary nonpayment proceeding waives all jurisdictional defenses as a consequence of interposing unrelated counterclaims, and an alleged chronic rent delinquency.

  • December 2, 2015 'P&T Management v. Aponte', where an issue of the reasonableness of cigarette smoke coming from tenant's apartment was found to be a question of fact for trial; and '1644 Broadway v. Jimenez', where it was held that the property owner properly "exhibited" a copy of the deed of foreclosure.