Improper eviction of residential tenant

Romanello v. Hirschfield

Commercial Law

63 N.Y.2d 613, 468 N.E.2d 701, 479 N.Y.S.2d 519 (1984), rev’g for reasons stated in dissent at 98 A.D.2d 657, 470 N.Y.S.2d 328 (1st Dept. 1983)

New York’s highest court reversed an intermediate appeals court, summarily holding that a landlord may not oust a tenant from an apartment without resorting to proper legal process and without providing proper legal notice.