12-456. CAROL PIANELLO, petap, v. NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY (TAFT) HOUSES), res-res — Order (Ruben A. Martino, J.), dated March 23, 2012, affirmed, with $10 costs, for the reasons stated by Ruben A. Martino, J. at Civil Court.

The hearing court properly denied the petitioning tenant's application for restoration to the subject public housing apartment, based on its fully supported finding that tenant abandoned the apartment prior to the alleged illegal lockout. Notably, the record shows that prior to the landlord's actions complained of herein tenant had moved to Virginia to live with relatives, no rent had been paid for several months, and one of tenant's family members had returned the apartment key to respondentlandlord.

THIS CONSTITUTES THE DECISION AND ORDER OF THE COURT.