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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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NYC LANDLORD INFLATED REGULATED RENTS

Real Estate Co. Accused Of Illegally Inflating NYC Rents By Kat Greene A proposed class of New York City tenants on Tuesday accused multibillion-dollar real estate portfolio manager A&E Real ...
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CLASS ACTION FILED AGAINST A&E REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS

Lawsuit Alleges Firm Overcharged Rent-Stabilized Tenants Firm received tax break from New York City worth $100 million By Mara Gay Mohammad Haque, one of the plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit ...
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MORE NEW YORKERS HAVE REPRESENTATION

City Report Reveals Major Increase In The Number Of Tenants In Housing Court Who Have Legal Representation Three years ago just 1 in 100 tenants in housing court had representation. Today, more than 1 ...
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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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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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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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MAKING AFFORDABLE HOUSING MORE TRANSPARENT

Legislation Proposed For Online List of All Affordable Apartments Councilmember Ben Kallos. Image credit: William Alatriste/NYC Council Bill would require all landlords of affordable apartments to ...
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TISH WANTS TO SEE YOU IN THE AM

Friends, I hope to see you all tomorrow morning at 11AM in Foley Square in Lower Manhattan for our Tenants Rising Rally. Too often, landlords in New York City get away with subjecting tenants to ...
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GLORY B!

After Riverview II Preservation recovered $1,645.04 in electrical charges, Glory B. asked the Yonkers City Court to vacate the judgment on the grounds that it had been issued on “default,” ...
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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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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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THEY ALREADY HAVE TRANSLATORS, SCOTT

Removing Language Barriers in Housing Court Decrying the lack of multi-lingual signs and services in New York City’s Housing Courts, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer urged the Chief ...
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TENANT COMPLAINTS TAKE TOO LONG

DiNapoli: Audits Recommend Fixes to Affordable Housing Programs Latest Audit Finds Tenant Complaints Unanswered for Months, Sometimes Years New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today released ...
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RALLY FOR STRONGER RENT LAWS

Tenant Rights Coalition and Elected Officials Rally for Stronger Rent Laws to Protect Affordable Housing Alliance for Tenant Power campaigns for rent regulation changes in Albany. Image Credit: ...
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LANDLORDS ZONKED FOR UNPAID WAGES

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreements With NYC Building Owners That Return More Than $460,000 In Back Wages To Workers And Enforce Rent Regulations For Those Taking Property Tax Incentives Agreements ...
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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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REGULATED RENTS ARE GOING UP

PUBLIC NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT SCHEDULES AND PROCEDURES RELATING to meetings and a hearing of the New York City Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) for consideration of the guidelines for rent ...
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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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A SEMINAR ON REGULATED HOUSING

REGISTER NOW! Tuesday, April 30, 2013 9:00AM - 12:00PM New York County Lawyers' Association 14 Vesey Street, 2nd Floor Auditorium New York, NY Check-In: 8:30AM - 9:00AM Credits: 3.5 MCLE RSA ...
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LOOKING FOR A FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ATTORNEY?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic For Tenants I continue to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you with ...
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NO RENT INCREASE IF TENANT FIXES KITCHEN

Q & A By JAY ROMANO Published: March 8, 2013 Updating a Rental's Kitchen Q I live in a rent-stabilized apartment and want to update my kitchen. I understand that I need the landlord's ...
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