Erin Lichy and her husband, Abraham Lichy, are being sued for not paying rent on their former New York Metropolis pad, nevertheless the couple declare the proprietor is just money hungry.

The grievance, filed Tuesday and obtained by Net web page Six, claims the “Precise Housewives of New York Metropolis” star and the lawyer owe $43,950 after allegedly falling behind on their $13,500-a-month rental funds and “totally different prices,” resembling late fees, from Oct. 1, 2021, to July 31, 2023.

The Lichys had rented every the fifth and sixth flooring of the luxe Tribeca property, consistent with the courtroom paperwork.

They’re accused of each making funds late, avoiding late fees, bouncing checks or not paying the least bit.

The general sum the plaintiff is looking for moreover covers $12,900 in attorneys’ fees.

Nonetheless, Erin, 36, and Abraham, 40, deny that they owe their former landlord any money, alleging that the occasions had agreed to withhold price on two months of rent in an abatement settlement on account of residence’s unsanitary circumstances.

Erin Lichy and her husband, Abraham Lichy, are being sued for falling behind on their rental funds. Erin Lichy/Instagram
The couple are being sued for virtually $44,000. Erin Lichy/Instagram

Their rep tells Net web page Six fully, “In October of 2021, after the Lichys’ spent tens of lots of on renovations out of pocket, which was agreed to be factored into the rental price, they’ve been notified of elevator repairs which have been anticipated to take numerous weeks and took months in the midst of the lifeless of winter, forcing the Lichys’ younger youngsters to navigate and keep amongst dangerous circumstances along with rodents.”

Net web page Six obtained photos that current the allegedly poor residing circumstances, which included rat droppings, regurgitated meals and chewed-through cabinetry.

The Lichys’ rep supplies, “This resulted in a request for affordable abatement on account of all of the hazardous circumstances that the proprietor initially refused until the Lichys engaged a landlord/tenant authorized skilled to which the proprietor then agreed to an abatement.”

The Lichys declare their Tribeca residence was unsanitary and had a rodent draw back. Courtesy Image
They declare rats chewed via the New York Metropolis residence. Courtesy Image

We’re suggested Erin and Abraham decided to lastly switch out of the unit by giving right uncover. Nonetheless, the proprietor allegedly “refused to honor their abatement post-move out” in a letter despatched in August 2023, “together with on additional rent and fees.”

“The Lichys and counsel reached out numerous events to resolve factors and make price of the correct steadiness to the proprietor nevertheless didn’t get any response to debate,” their rep alleges.

“Given the dispute on the entire amount owed, along with the dearth of agreed-upon abatement, the Lichys’ counsel urged to withhold the remaining steadiness owed, which is the tenants’ correct.”

The Lichys moreover declare their establishing’s elevator normally didn’t work. Courtesy Image
The residence allegedly had rat droppings and regurgitated meals. Courtesy Image

The rep concludes, “The Lichys know their rights and won’t be going to be taken advantage of.”

The reality stars moreover equipped Net web page Six with a reproduction of a recommendation letter {{that a}} property supervisor at their earlier residence wrote for them as proof that they’ve been good tenants.

The letter well-known that Erin and Abraham saved the residence in “immaculate kind” and that there have been “no complaints from their neighbors all by their time residing on the property.”

The Lichys claims the Tribeca pad was unsanitary and subsequently they don’t owe any money. Madison Voelkel/
The Lichys’ rep says the family, along with their two youthful children, have been pressured to remain “amongst dangerous circumstances.” Erin Lichy/Instagram

It moreover states that the Lichys gave their landlord “right uncover” sooner than shifting out and makes no level out of any glorious financial factors.

Nonetheless, the proprietor’s authorized skilled, Mark Altschul, tells Net web page Six that the letter proves nothing on account of it “doesn’t say that the Lichys have been completely paid.”

He moreover implies that the letter was written as an added effort to get the Bravolebrity and her family to maneuver out of the property as shortly as attainable.

The Lichys argue that the letter of recommendation from the property supervisor proves they didn’t fall behind on funds. Brian Zak/NY Put up

“It’s not unusual for a landlord to be glad to have a tenant depart, and a letter such as a result of the one the Lichys purchased is in step with that course of,” Altschul says.

“It does say that the premises was left in good state of affairs and so they didn’t make a nuisance of themselves inside the establishing; these elements won’t be at downside inside the litigation — merely the nonpayment of rent.”

The lawyer moreover slams the Lichys’ safety that they allegedly dealt with repairs factors.

“That’s typical of nonpaying tenants,” the proprietor’s lawyer acknowledged of the Lichys’ safety. Getty Photos for Amazon

“That’s typical of nonpaying tenants, claiming unsuitable circumstances as a safety,” Altschul says. 

“There was no violations issued by the Metropolis of New York in opposition to the premises to substantiate any declare of unsuitable circumstances by the Lichys.”

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He supplies of the alleged abatement settlement, “[It] was conditioned by the Lichys on a two-year extension of the lease — which if the premises was so unsuitable, why did the Lichys insist on an additional two years to stay? Clearly, inconsistent positions by the Lichys.”

Erin and her husband currently rose to fame as on the revamped mannequin of “RHONY.” Greg Endries/BRAVO

Erin and Abraham have been currently thrust inside the spotlight when she was stable on the revamped mannequin of “RHONY,” which premiered in July 2023.

In a single Season 14 episode, Erin purchased proper right into a memorable squabble with co-star Jessel Tank over whether or not or not Tribeca was an “up-and-coming” New York Metropolis neighborhood or “already there.”

Erin highlighted on the time that Tribeca was an enclave for celebs like Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Bethenny Frankel, together with on the time, “It’s, like, the most costly zip code [in Manhattan].”

TMZ was first to report the knowledge of the lawsuit.

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