New York Law Journal: Realty Law DigestDecember 2016
Scott Mollen analyzed the following cases in his weekly Realty Law Digest column in the New York Law Journal (subscription required):
- December 28, 2016: “Metro Sixteen Hotel v. Davis,” where a tenant was permanently enjoined from filing further lawsuits without court approval, and “Partita Partners v. USA,” where a $4 million deduction based on a preservation easement was held not authorized under §170(h)(4)(B).
- December 21, 2016: 'Hamilton 65th Partners v. Smallbone,' where a landlord was judicially estopped from seeking holdover rent, and '700 Bklyn Realty v. Forsythe,' where a tenant who established a colorable claim of fraud and was granted discovery beyond the usual four-year look-back period.
- December 13, 2016: 'Matter of Village of South Blooming Grove v. Village of Kiryas Joel Board of Trustees,' where the court upheld Kiryas Joel's annexation of 164 acres from the town of Monroe.
- December 6, 2016: 'Aponte v. N.Y. City Housing Authority,' where tenants were granted a directed verdict on NYCHA's liability in failing to eradicate a bedbug issue.