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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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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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MASS RENT VIOLATIONS UNCOVERED

A group of about 60 apartment residents contends in a lawsuit filed in Manhattan that Stellar Management illegally overcharged them By Laura Kusisto April 18, 2017 1:20 p.m. ET A group of about 60 ...
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EXEMPT DUE TO SUBSTANTIAL REHAB

Buildings Exempted from Rent Law Image Credit: GoogleMaps. Red Hook developer converted commercial buildings into residential apartments. Harbor Tech LLC in 1999 purchased a commercial complex located ...
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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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MAROLDA'S IN A MESS

A.G. Schneiderman Files Lawsuit Against Property Management Company And Landlords For Harassing Tenants In Chinatown And The Lower East Side Joint Investigation Between A.G. And Governor Cuomo’s ...
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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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OCCUPY THIS!

135 West 13 th Street, LLC, sought possession of one of Judith & Danielle’s rent-stabilized apartment because it wasn't their “primary residence.” After trial, the New York ...
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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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NO WAIVES HERE

Back in 2003, when 8 Beach Street Realty settled an owners use-claim against its stabilized tenant, it gave Max B. a ten-year unregulated lease with a five-year renewal option in exchange for a waiver ...
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FIGHTING FOR TENANTS & KIDS WITH DISABILITIES

Friends, New York City thrives when we lift each other up. This week, I'm writing to let you know about successful legal action concerning the rights of tenants and public school students with ...
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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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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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ANOTHER 0% INCREASE

Rent Guidelines Board Freezes One-Year Leases for 2nd-Year in a Row Board votes for rent freeze despite strong push for a rent rollback by City Council coalition. On June 27, 2016, the New York City ...
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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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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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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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EXTENDING 421-a

HPD Proposes to Implement Extension of Existing 421-a Affordable Housing Tax Abatement Program The “421-a Extended Affordability Program Rules” would provide a 10 to 15 year extension to ...
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