NYCHA Can Evict Tenants Who Hide Income: NY High Court

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 3:37 PM EST) -- New York's highest court found Thursday that the New York City Housing Authority can evict public housing residents who lie about their income, reversing a lower court's ruling that NYCHA's eviction of one tenant was disproportionate to the offense.

NYCHA's effort to evict Jacqueline Perez — a tenant in a Manhattan housing project — did not constitute an abuse of discretion because Perez was not in danger of becoming homeless or losing her employment as a result of being evicted, a New York State Court of...
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