Owner Waited Too Long to Evict Resident for Son's Criminal Activity

Facts: An owner served a Section 8 resident with a 30-day termination notice for various illegal activity, which constitutes a breach of the lease. According to the termination notice, on July 10, 2012, the resident’s son was arrested on charges of gang assault in the first degree, and assault in the third degree, for the assault of another tenant at the site. Additionally, in 2005, the son had been arrested for the stabbing of another resident, resulting in charges of assault in the first degree.

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