Salvation Army Back On Hook In $200M Lease Breach Suit

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 8:35 PM EDT) -- A New York appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a breach of contract suit brought by the owner of a Queens, N.Y., hotel-turned-homeless-shelter against the Salvation Army, holding the shelter operator fiscally responsible for an alleged $200 million worth of damage that happened on its watch.

A five-judge panel found that the Christian charity did not live up to the contractual obligations of a lease that required the Salvation Army to return the Carlton House Hotel, which it operated as a city homeless facility, to owners JFK...
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