Can a NY Condominium Association Board Ban Smoking

Can a NY Condominium Association Board Ban Smoking?

Can a NY Condominium Association Board Ban Smoking? Yes, New York condominium boards can implement no smoking policies.  It is usually impossible to prevent a neighbor’s  secondhand smoke from entering your  condominium. Even running a purifier  may not remedy the problem. According to the American Society for Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, no standard…

Are NY Landlords Liable When A Tenant Assaults Another Tenant

Are NY Landlords Liable When A Tenant Assaults Another Tenant?

Are NY Landlords Liable When A Tenant Assaults Another Tenant? No. The plaintiff sued his landlord for damages for injuries stemming from an assault by another tenant. He alleged that the landlord was negligent for failing to keep the premises free from known dangerous conditions. He appealed from the grant of summary judgment to the…

NY Residential Eviction & Foreclosure Moratorium Extended To May 1, 2021

NY Residential Eviction & Foreclosure Moratorium Extended To May 1, 2021

NY Residential Eviction & Foreclosure Moratorium Extended To May 1, 2021 New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020 (the”Act”) on December 28, 2020. The Act prevents residential evictions, foreclosure proceedings, credit discrimination and negative credit reporting related to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also extends the…