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LANDLORD PAYS $225,000 FOR HARASSMENT

Attorney General Reaches $225,000 Settlement with Harassing Landlords New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaking at New York Law School, March 18, 2014. Image credit: CityLaw Schneiderman ...
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ENDING TENANT HARASSMENT

A.G. Schneiderman Announces New Legislation To Criminally Crack Down On Tenant Harassment New Legislation Would Broaden And Strengthen Existing Tenant Harassment Laws, Make It Easier To Criminally ...
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LESS THAN STELLAR LANDLORDS WILL BE CALLED TO TASK

NYC Tenants Say Landlord Overcharged Them By Skirting Rent Regulations A group of tenants are suing Stellar Management, accusing the company of overcharging them on their leases By Ciara McCarthy ...
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THEY'VE HUNG US OUT TO DRY!

Dozens Of Tenants Sue Big-Time Landlord Over Alleged Systematic Illegal Rent Increases BY NATHAN TEMPEY IN NEWS ON APR 19, 2017 1:35 PM 701 West 177th Street, a Washington Heights building owned by ...
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THE LIFE OF A SMALL-TIME LANDLORD

By Ronda Kaysen Landlords loom large in New York City, where two-thirds of residents are renters. We often think of a landlord as a faceless institution that raises the rent as coolly as it dispatches ...
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CHEATING LANDLORDS CALLED TO TASK

Harlem landlord Big City Realty cheated rent-stabilized tenants, lawsuit claims Investigation by pro-tenant group says firm handed out market-rate leases in J-51 buildings, billed for false repairs ...
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HARLEM TENANTS SUE LANDLORD OVER ILLEGAL RENTS

EXCLUSIVE: Harlem tenants accuse landlord of illegally hiking up rent in over 20 buildings in class action lawsuit The Harlem landlord allegedly claimed to have made the hikes under a false claim that ...
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BROOKLYN TENANTS GET THEIR MONEY BACK

Governor Cuomo Announces $250,000 in Rent Overcharges Returned to Rent Regulated Tenants in Brooklyn Building Tenant Protection Unit’s Audit of a Building Receiving 421-a Tax Benefits Uncovered ...
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BATTLING TENANT HARASSMENT

A.G. Schneiderman Announces New, Strengthened Team To Spearhead Office’s Tenant Harassment And Housing Enforcement Initiatives Newly Appointed Heads Of Real Estate Finance Bureau And Real Estate ...
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ANOTHER ZERO

Dear Lucas, Last night, the NYC Rent Guidelines Board voted for a zero percent increase on one-year lease renewals for rent-stabilized apartments. The board also approved an increase of two percent on ...
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LET THERE BE ASSISTANCE (ANIMALS)!

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement To Require Plattsburgh Landlord To Allow Disabled Tenants To Keep Assistance Animals Katherine And George Hubbell, Owners Of Northway Apartments Must Accommodate ...
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DENIED TENANTS A RIGHT TO PURCHASE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $540k Settlement With Manhattan Developer For Concealing Prohibited Rent-Controlled Tenant Buyouts Agreement Requires Developer To Pay Restitution Into City-AG Affordable ...
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FORCING A FIX

City Taking Action to Force Eight Irresponsible Landlords to Fix Their 12 Buildings DSS will withhold rent payments for tenants on public assistance unless violations are resolved The “Dirty ...
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USING AIRBNB COULD RESULT IN YOUR EVICTION

Airbnb Opposition Makes for Strange Bedfellows Assembly Member Linda B. Rosenthal There are some things you can always count on here in New York: alternate side of the street parking, the subways ...
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PUSHING BACK AGAINST AIRBNB

City Officials Continue Push Against Airbnb Bad Actors Mayor Bill de Blasio with Trevor Noah on the Daily Show. Image credit: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office Following Mayor’s ...
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HELPING TENANTS FIGHT HARASSMENT

Protecting Tenants and Affordable Housing: Mayor de Blasio's Tenant Support Unit Helps 1,000 Tenants Fight Harassment, Secure Repairs Part of 10-fold increase in free legal services for tenants ...
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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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CHECKING OUT AIRBNB'S UNLICENSED CONDUCT

Competitor alleges Airbnb is an illegal broker New lawsuit seeking class-action status claims short-term rental giant’s business model is unlawful February 12, 2016 By Ariel Stulberg From left: ...
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CITYLAND'S TOP 10

CityLand’s Top Ten Stories of 2015 Welcome to CityLand ‘s fourth annual top ten stories of the year! We have selected a range of our most popular and prominent stories, guest commentaries ...
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NO REMOVING CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEM

Governor Cuomo Cracks Down on Landlords Who Illegally Remove Buildings' Central Heating System New York State Homes and Community Renewal’s Tenant Protection Unit and Office of Rent ...
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SAVING RIVERTON HOUSES

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Member Dickens, Assembly Member Wright and Harlem Leaders Announce Agreement with A&E Real Estate To Protect Nearly 1,000 Low-and Middle-Income ...
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RESTORING RENT-STABILIZED UNITS

A.G. Schneiderman, Governor Cuomo, Mayor De Blasio, And State And City Housing Agencies Announce Return Of More Than 1,800 Apartments To Rent Stabilization Through Settlements With Landlords And ...
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WHOOPSIE!

While both the New York County Civil Court and the Appellate Term, First Department, were of the view that Masako M. hadn't used her rent-stabilized apartment as her primary residence, the ...
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DID YOUR BUILDING MAKE THE LIST?

Friends, Every tenant deserves to live in safety and security and every apartment needs to meet basic standards of decency. That's why, today, my office released our annual Worst Landlords ...
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