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The Eastside Exhibition Rule: The De Minimis Exception for Trifles and Trivialities in Partial Actual Eviction Cases in New York

By   /  March 24, 2014  /  Featured, Property Law 

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Since at least the early twentieth century, the law in New York has been that the landlord’s physical ouster of a tenant from all or a portion of the premises warranted full rent abatement. This is the case regardless, whether the expulsion is from just one inch or the entire premises.

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