A four-legged Instagram star is in a dogfight over her Manhattan duplex.
Landlord BH Properties is attempting in addition a curly haired cutie named Ruby, a mini goldendoodle — together with house owners Stephanie Handley and John J. Sayers — from their hire stabilized West 51st abode.
The pooch has lived on the pad since April 2020, however BH Properties has “recently taken aggressive steps” to kick them out as a result of canine should not allowed below the lease.
After almost two years, the time for doing so “long ago passed,” the couple claims within the court docket papers.
In spite of everything, they’ve “openly” lived with Ruby, who has more than 4,500 Instagram followers, introduced her to and from their residence every day and allege the constructing’s employees “know or should have known of the dog’s presence,” in line with a Manhattan Supreme Court docket lawsuit.
Beneath metropolis legislation, a landlord has three months to take motion as soon as they notice a renter has violated a no-pet clause.
The owner contends it first realized Ruby was there in November, when a employee entered the residence to do repairs, the corporate mentioned in litigation.