New York Real Property Law
Sec. § 224
Attornment by Tenant


The attornment of a tenant to a stranger is absolutely void and does not in any way affect the possession of the landlord unless made either:

1.

With the consent of the landlord; or, 2. Pursuant to or in consequence of a judgment, order, or decree of a court of competent jurisdiction; or

3.

To a purchaser at foreclosure sale.
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Dec. 13, 2016