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THREE MORE LANDLORDS ABUSED THE SYSTEM

Four class-action suits target NYC landlords abusing J-51 tax program The lawsuit represents tenants in over 200 apartment units BY EMILY NONKO NOV 29, 2017, 11:33AM EST 2201 Amsterdam Avenue via ...
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KUSHNER HIT WITH ANOTHER RENT-OVERCHARGE SUIT

Kushner Business Hit With Class Action Alleging Rent Overcharges By Andrew Denney November 14, 2017 Kushner Cos. has been hit with another lawsuit regarding Jared Kushner's conduct as a landlord, ...
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KUSHNER HIT WITH ANOTHER OVERCHARGE SUIT

Jared Kushner Sued for Allegedly Overcharging Tenants (Again) Trump’s son-in-law illegally deregulated sixteen Brooklyn Heights apartments, says a new lawsuit by Steven Wishnia November 15, 2017 ...
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KUSHNER: A RAPACIOUS PREDATOR?

Kushner Cos. hit with another rent-gouging suit A second lawsuit alleges residents paid market rates for what should have been rent-stabilized apartments By Aaron Elstein Photo: Associated Press Jared ...
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SUBSTANTIAL REHAB MEANS IT'S NOT STABILIZED

Converted Commercial Building Exempt from Rent Stabilization 885 Park Avenue, Brooklyn. Image credit: GoogleMaps Bedford-Stuyvesant developer converted commercial building into residential apartments. ...
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LANDLORD FINED $132K FOR HARASSING TENANTS

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $132K Settlement With Bushwick Landlords For Harassing Tenants With Illegal Buyout Offers Brooklyn Landlords Harassed Rent-Stabilized Tenants By Failing To Comply With ...
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EVICTED FOR AIRBNB-ING

Airbnb Host Evicted from Apartment in Greenwich Village 39 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan. Image credit: CityLand Rent-stabilized tenant substantially profited from 93 individual Airbnb sublettings. In 2010, ...
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GATEWAY PLAZA CLASS ACTION PRESSES FORWARD

Gateway Plaza residents seeking class action status in lawsuit vs. LeFrak Christian Brazil Bautista Residents of Battery Park City rental complex Gateway Plaza are seeking class action status in a ...
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ATTORNEYS FOR WRONGFUL EVICTIONS

Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation to Provide Low-Income New Yorkers with Access to Counsel for Wrongful Evictions Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed Intro. 214-B into law, and solidified the ...
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SRO TENANTS WERE PERMANENT RESIDENTS

HRA Clients Get Rent Protection 25 West 24th Street. Image credit: CityLaw Landlord attempted to evict three HRA clients residing in single-room-occupancy facility. In 2013 the owners of a ...
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FIGHTING TENANT HARASSMENT

City Council Overwhelmingly Passes Tenant Harassment Bills Package Council Member Helen Rosenthal Gets a “High-Five from a Constituent. Image credit: NYCC/William Alatriste City Council passes a ...
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KUSHNER HAD TO KNOW UNITS WERE STABILIZED

Brooklyn Heights Tenants Sue Kushner Co. For Allegedly Hiding Rent-Stabilized Status BY DAVID COLON IN NEWS ON AUG 16, 2017 10:48 AM Inside 89 Hicks Street. ( Kushner Companies ) A group of tenants in ...
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GREED BLINDED KUSHNER'S JUDGMENT?

Lawsuit: Rent in building owed by Kushner family is too high By BERNARD CONDON AP Business Writer NEW YORK Residents of a building owned by the Kushner Cos. filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging the ...
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KUSHNER SIDESTEPPED RENT LAWS?

Kushner Companies hit with rent-stabilization lawsuit in Brooklyn Heights " Ignorance, indifference or utter disregard of the law." By Will Parker | August 15, 2017 From left: Jared Kushner, ...
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WEST VILLAGE BUILDING RESTORED TO REGULATED STATUS

Rudd Realty agrees to bring West Village apartments back into rent stabilization Following a J-51 lawsuit, the company will also refund tenants' rent overcharges By Will Parker | 28 Bedford Street ...
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UPHOLDING NOTHING

Zero Percent Rent Increase in 2016 Upheld Image credit: Jeff Hopkins/CityLaw Landlord’s association challenged the Rent Guidelines Board’s 2016 decision to authorize a zero percent ...
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LANDLORD WRONGFULLY HIKED RENT

Many Sunnyside and Woodside tenants bilked by Bronstein Properties, lawsuit claims illegal rent hikes 42-09 47th Avenue July 31, By Jason Cohen Nearly 70 tenants—many of whom live in Sunnyside ...
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THE HONOR SYSTEM HAS FAILED TENANTS

Landlord Raised Rents for Renovations Never Done, Lawsuit Says By KIM BARKER JULY 25, 2017 Randy Garcia thought she might be paying too much for her rent-regulated apartment in Washington Heights in ...
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WEST VILLAGE LANDLORD SKIRTED RENT LAWS

West Village Landlords Overcharge Residents By Skirting Rules, Tenants Say Tenants of a West Village apartment building say their landlords overcharged them by skirting city regulation. By Ciara ...
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BEDFORD STREET TENANTS SUE RUDD

West Village tenants sue Rudd Realty for alleged J-51-related rent overcharges 29 apartments at 28 Bedford Street have been illegally deregulated, plaintiffs allege By Will Parker | June 22, 2017 ...
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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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NO MORE ZERO PERCENT INCREASES?

Rent Guidelines Board Votes to End Two Year Rent Freeze Council Member Ben Kallos with Herndon Werth, a rent-stabilized tenant. Image credit: The Office of Council Member Ben Kallos. The Rent ...
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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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1984 IS NOW!

Editor's Note: Wrote this article for the Cooperator back in 2005 -- but much of it still rings true.... Surveillance Equipment in Your Building Good Security, Or Big Brother? By Lucas A. Ferrara, ...
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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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