Quiet enjoyment

Definition

A property owner or tenant's right to possess and use his or her property without disturbance, including by a person with superior title. A disturbance of an owner or tenant's possession or use may constitute a nuisance. A deed or lease may include a covenant of quiet enjoyment to insure an owner or tenant against a disturbance.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. 61 W. 62 Owners Corp. v. CGM EMP LLC, 906 N.Y.S.2d 549 (N.Y. App. Div. 2010).

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