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TENANT WAIVED LOFT LAW CHALLENGE

Tenant Waived Right to File Challenge Against Loft Board 329 Greenwich Street in Manhattan. Image Credit: CityLaw. Loft tenant filed a petition to annul a New York City Loft Board’s amended ...
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TRUMP VILLAGE NEEDS TO PAY UP MORE

Trump Village Loses Utility Claim Trump Village at 2940 Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn. Image Credit: GoogleMaps. Residents of Trump Village challenged size of rent reduction when Trump Village switched to ...
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SHADOWY FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK ALLIANCE?

Council Member’s Lawsuit Against Mayor Survives Dismissal Flushing Meadow Corona Park with District Overlay. Council Member’s lawsuit over non-profit park alliance’s structure and ...
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ENTRAPPED BY AIR FRESHENERS?

After being pulled over for an alleged traffic violation, Dillen D. was arrested when he showed signs of intoxication. And when he later challenged an Administrative Law Judge’s decision to ...
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SIGN OF THE TIMES?

Large Bruckner Boulevard Sign Rejected Image Credit: Google Maps OTR Media sought to legalize an 11,297-square-foot billboard visible from the Bruckner Expressway. On January 14, 2013, the Department ...
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RISKY BUSINESS

During Hurricane Sandy, police officer James K. injured his neck and shoulder while rescuing people trapped in a collapsing home. When he later applied for accidental disability retirement benefits, ...
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HEARTLESS!

If you're a police officer or fire fighter, New York law provides that heart conditions are presumed to have been triggered by an individual's performance of his/her duties. The question which ...
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LOST SIGN SIGN

Sign Use Lost Following Demolition Property owner relied on permit improperly issued by Buildings to claim that advertising sign was a legal grandfathered use. Perlbinder Holdings, LLC owned a ...
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CHRISTIAN'S CASE DISMISSED

Buildings Upheld on Crane Licenses President of the operating engineers challenged new rules on crane operator licenses. Edwin L. Christian, President and Business Manager of the International Union ...
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CITY AGREES TO REGRADE POLICE EXAM

Officials defending scandal-plagued NYPD lieutenants exam agree to regrade Barbara Ross NEW YORK DAILY NEWS City officials who had been defending the results of a scandal scarred Lieutenants police ...
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NO PROMOTING CHEATERS ... JUST YET

Judge bars NYPD lieutenant promotions for a month amid test cheating allegations Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Margaret Chan said she would sign a temporary restraining order at the request of a ...
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COP CHEATING SUIT HEADS TO MANHATTAN SUPREME

EXCLUSIVE: Eight NYPD sergeants to file second lawsuit challenging 2015 lieutenants' exam NYPD car (Gary Hershorn/Reuters/REUTERS) BY Stephen Rex Brown NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, May 16, 2016, ...
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THE GOOD NEPHEW

After his relative passed away, the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal awarded Jerome C. succession rights to his aunt’s rent-controlled apartment. When the landlord ...
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STAHL STALLED

Court Rejects Developer’s Attempt to Appeal Denial of Hardship Application Stahl York Avenue Company is unable to demolish and redevelop two Lenox Hill apartment buildings due to Landmark ...
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NO DEMOLISHING & RENOVATING LENOX HILL BUILDINGS

Court Rejects Developer’s Attempt to Appeal Denial of Hardship Application Stahl York Avenue Company is unable to demolish and redevelop two Lenox Hill apartment buildings due to Landmark ...
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NOT AN ILLEGAL QUID PRO QUO

Appellate Division Upholds Sloan-Kettering, Hunter College Expansion A rendering of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering/CUNY-Hunter College development, seen from 74th Street facing FDR Drive. Image credit: ...
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WASN'T GOING TO GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE?

After the New York City Housing Authority denied Melissa M.’s request to succeed her late grandmother’s tenancy rights, she sought relief from the New York County Supreme Court -- which ...
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NO TAX EXEMPTION FOR GREATER JAMAICA

Nonprofit’s Parking Facilities Ruled Subject to Property Tax The Court of Appeals reinstated a revocation of Greater Jamaica Development’s Corporation property tax exemption. Image credit: ...
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ALL USED UP?

In violation of local zoning ordinances, M&V 99 Franklin Realty operated a used-car business on its Hempstead property. When M&V applied to the Town’s Board of Appeals for a special ...
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NOT SO MINOR

Norma R. lived with her mother in a Mitchell-Lama building. Before reaching the age of 18, Norma was issued shares in the housing corporation as a “joint owner with right of survivorship.” ...
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HEATED DEBATE?

Sol Goldman Investments LLC, owner of a two-building apartment complex, submitted an application for a $537,358.33 major capital improvement rent-increase to the New York State Division of Housing and ...
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DELETERIOUS VARIANCE

When the Town of Brookhaven’s Zoning Board of Appeals denied John H.’s variance application (to allow an accessory apartment), the guy filed an Article 78 proceeding with the Suffolk ...
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A TOWERING DEFENSE?

Stephens Media Group’s neighbors up in Rutland, New York, filed suit requesting that the company remedy its violation of a local code -- § 130-48 (E) (1) (g) -- which requires that all ...
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POPPIN' BOTTLES?

When the New York State Liquor Authority denied Costco Wholesale Corporation’s application for a liquor license (for a 2,900-square-foot liquor store which Costco planned to add to its Lawrence ...
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NO REST FROM THE LAW

Because Lillie R. filed her Petition for Administrative Review (PAR) more than 35 days after a rent-overcharge order issued, the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal found her ...
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