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LOOKING @ A BASEMENT & PEACE SIGN

Basement apartment ruled legal; Condo’s “peace” sign ruled illegal 345 West 70th Street in Manhattan. Image Credit: CityLaw Buildings charged that owner unlawfully converted basement ...
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OWNER FINED $18K FOR ILLEGAL BASEMENT UNIT

Owner Fined $18,000 for Basement Conversion Image Credit: NYCourts.gov Owner converted basement into additional rental apartment without permit. On December 26, 2012, an inspector from the Department ...
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ILLEGAL CELLAR COST $2800

Owner Fined $2,800 for Illegal Cellar Use 94-36 114 Street in Queens. Image Credit: CityLand. Owner converted cellar into additional living space for his family. Mana Masih owns a two story residence ...
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BANNING ADS FOR SHORT-TERM RENTALS

State Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Online Advertisements of Illegal Short-Term Apartment Rentals Assembly Member Linda B. Rosenthal The legislation, which is the first of its kind in the Nation, ...
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EVICTING AN ILLEGAL

When his ex-wife moved out of their old apartment, Jamal W. moved in. And after efforts to relocate him to a comparable apartment in other buildings failed, the landlord sued to have Jamal removed ...
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FAR FROM IMPERIAL (COURT)

Mayor de Blasio Announces Up to $65,000 in Violations Against Upper West Side SRO Running 99 Units in "Illegal Hotel" llegal short term rentals threaten availability of long-term housing, ...
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IT'S (REALLY) COMPLICATED

It's Complicated Untangling New York's super-confusing rent regulation laws BY MARISA BOWE If you're confused by rent regulation laws, you're in good company. “Not for the novice ...
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PENTHOUSE PERMIT PROBLEM

Appellate Court Upholds BSA Decision on Illegal Penthouse 339 West 29th Street, Manhattan. Image credit: Picsora Board was not acting arbitrarily by requiring LPC approval of construction permit for ...
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KNOW YOUR HOUSING RIGHTS?

Wednesday, April 29 Know Your Rights Housing Forum Time: 6PM Location: Union Temple, 331 Hawthorne (Btw New York Ave and Nostrand Ave), Brooklyn
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TRULY EXCLUSIONARY

L. Horne--a public housing resident--was evicted for violating a probationary stipulation. On administrative review, the Appellate Division, First Department, thought that despite Horne's advanced ...
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CALL THE TENANT HARASSMENT PROTECTION TASK FORCE

Governor Cuomo, A.G. Schneiderman, Mayor Bill De Blasio Join Forces To Combat Landlord Harassment Of Tenants Tenant Harassment Prevention Task Force Will Protect Tenants Against Displacement, Confront ...
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AIRBNB'S PRETTY BAD

A.G. Schneiderman Releases Report Documenting Widespread Illegality Across Airbnb's NYC Listings; Site Dominated By Commercial Users Evidence Indicates Nearly Three-Quarters Of NYC Listings ...
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DID YOUR LANDLORD MAKE THE LIST?

Friends, Too many landlords in New York think they can ignore their responsibility to provide reasonable living conditions to their tenants. And far too many tenants in New York are forced to live in ...
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THE LATEST ON AIRBNB

Joint Statement By The Office Of The Attorney General And Airbnb The following statement was issued yesterday by Janet Sabel, First Deputy Attorney General of Affirmative Litigation for Attorney ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants My office continues to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If the owner of your building is harassing you, ...
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FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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FRIENDSHIP

After the New York City Housing Authority ("NYCHA") terminated her tenancy (based on "nondesirability" and breach of the NYCHA's rules and regulations), Theresa Lemmitt filed ...
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SYRACUSE STOPS SYNTHETIC STIMULANTS' SALE

A.G. Schneiderman Secures Permanent Ban On Sale Of Mislabeled Synthetic Drugs And Penalty For Owner Of Syracuse Head Shop Owner Of Twisted Headz To Pay $27,000 For Violating State Labeling Laws ...
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WE COULDN'T FAKE THIS

MAYOR BLOOMBERG ANNOUNCES NEW YORK CITY'S FIRST-EVER SEIZURE OF AND LAWSUIT AGAINST SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES AND THEIR USERS FOR ILLEGALLY STORING AND SELLING COUNTERFEIT GOODS An Estimated 44,000 ...
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TRADE FAIR FINALLY PLAYS FAIR

COMMUNITY WINS! Dromm & Jackson Heights Community Force Trade Fair to be Responsible Neighbor and Cease Unsafe Practices Trade Fair complies with vacate order for illegal sidewalk enclosure! ...
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NYCHA'S UNWANTED

THE NYCHA NOT WANTED LIST Below is a partial list of names of individuals who have been excluded permanently from NYCHA's public housing developments. This list keeps residents informed of the ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL SERVICES?

Free Civil Legal Services Coming to Your Neighborhood! The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the New York State Courts' Access to ...
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NYCHA'S UNWANTED

THE NYCHA NOT WANTED LIST Below is a partial list of names of individuals who have been excluded permanently from NYCHA's public housing developments. This list keeps residents informed of the ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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NYCHA'S UNWANTED

THE NYCHA NOT WANTED LIST Below is a partial list of names of individuals who have been excluded permanently from NYCHA's public housing developments. This list keeps residents informed of the ...
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