“New York State Court Of Appeals Issues Decision in Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village Case”

On October 22, 2009, the New York State Court of Appeals issued its decision in an action brought by the tenants of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village against their current and former landlords, Tishman Speyer and MetLife. This Stroock Special Bulletin looks at the Court’s ruling in favor of the tenants, and how it could seriously complicate landlord/tenant relations for thousands throughout the City of New York for years to come.