As the Rent Stabilization Law remains in flux, one thing remains constant: the need for building owners to remain vigilant in enforcement of existing lease obligations and existing statutory obligations.
KMWB secured a favorable outcome for landlords and property owners in a pivotal case for NYC Landlord Tenant Law. Nativ Winiarsky, a partner at Kucker, Marino, Winiarsky, & Bittens, LLP, represented a landlord who managed several cluster-sites that were housing formerly homeless families for affordable rents.
Robyn Jagroop, an associate at KMWB, represented the purchaser of a sponsor condominium unit in Brooklyn’s historic Clinton Hill neighborhood. The $1.3 million residential unit is located steps from Prospect Park and is on a street featuring a row of Brooklyn’s famous brownstones.
Andrew Bittens saved a landlord tens of thousands of dollars by securing a favorable verdict at trial in a commercial non-payment of rent proceeding.
Nikolaos Preponis, Esq. Of Counsel to KMWB, received a favorable decision on appeal in which the Appellate Term, First Department affirmed the lower court’s grant of a motion for summary judgment to the landlord. The case was a non-primary resident proceeding whereby the corporate tenant was claiming it was entitled to a lease renewal.
Andrew Bittens secured an order granting legal possession to a landlord against the last remaining tenant in one of two 19th century brownstones. The owner purchased both brownstones with the idea of combining them into a single family home for his family.
James Marino, a partner at KMWB, secured a dismissal of a Department of Buildings (DOB) violation for a Brooklyn building owner. The submitted application erroneously indicated that the building contained no rent-stabilized units.
Robyn Jagroop represented the seller of a luxury condominium in the famous Century condominium building. The Upper West Side building was officially landmarked by the Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1985 and is famous for its art deco architectural style.
Robyn Jagroop represented the seller of a large parcel of land in Upstate New York. The property, located in Greene County, boasted 176 acres of open space. The land was sold to the City of New York following lengthy negotiations.