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REAL ESTATE IN THE COURTS

On this page you’ll find summaries and links to leading real estate practice decisions from New York’s Appellate Divisions and Court of Appeals.

Matter of Mutual Apts., Inc. v New York City Commn. on Human Rights

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Apr 22

April 8, 2022

Matter of Mutual Apts., Inc. v New York City Commn. on Human Rights

The complainants in this case were a couple who, the NYC Commission on Human Rights found, had been discriminated against...

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City of New York v Prudenti’s Rest. on the Riv., Inc.

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Apr 22

April 8, 2022

City of New York v Prudenti’s Rest. on the Riv., Inc.

The City of New York brought a lawsuit against the defendant on the grounds that it had illegally built its...

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Matter of Haskin v New York State Div. of Hous. & Community Renewal

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Apr 22

April 8, 2022

Matter of Haskin v New York State Div. of Hous. & Community Renewal

A tenant sued her landlord believing she had been overcharged for rent, claiming that her apartment should have been subject...

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Trigon 52 L.L.C. v SDKD Enters., Inc.

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Apr 22

April 8, 2022

Trigon 52 L.L.C. v SDKD Enters., Inc.

In this case, a corporation formally dissolved in 2013, but engaged in a lease modification in 2015 to assign the...

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Aurora Associates LLC v. Locatelli

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Apr 22

April 8, 2022

Aurora Associates LLC v. Locatelli

In this case, the previous owners of a commercial building that had been converted into residential lofts purchased the improvements...

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Sharma v Walia

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Mar 22

March 1, 2022

Sharma v Walia

Plaintiff purchased three Subway franchises under belief that the contract’s subletting options contained options for renewal after representations by the...

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Walsam 316, LLC v 316 Bowery Realty Corp.

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Mar 22

March 1, 2022

Walsam 316, LLC v 316 Bowery Realty Corp.

Plaintiff appealed after partial summary judgment in the Supreme Court. Defendant had purchased an apartment building from a third party,...

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Infinite Green, Inc. v. Town of Babylon

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Feb 22

February 27, 2022

Infinite Green, Inc. v. Town of Babylon

Plaintiff sued the town after a local zoning inspector accused the plaintiff of violating a zoning ordinance which required a...

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Swinson v Shine

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Feb 22

February 25, 2022

Swinson v Shine

Both plaintiffs own parcels of land in Patchogue, NY. The plaintiffs sought a declaration that they should have an easement...

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