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Advocate’s View: Obtaining a money judgment in a summary eviction proceeding

New York’s Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law (RPAPL) authorizes courts to hear summary proceedings for the recovery of real property. Summary proceedings are often commenced by landlords seeking to evict defaulting tenants. By commencing a RPAPL summary proceeding, a landlord may obtain a warrant of eviction to recover its premises. In theory, landlords may also ...