Affidavits in Support of Defaults in Eviction Proceedings

, New York Law Journal


Susan Avery, a Kings County Housing Court judge, writes: It has been this author's experience that attorneys for petitioners who are seeking entry of judgment in a summary nonpayment proceeding based upon a tenant's failure to appear or answer routinely submit and resubmit insufficient affidavits, resulting in denials of such applications, wasted resources and delays in processing cases.

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