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LIABLE FOR WORK IT DIDN'T PERFORM

Owner fined: filed bad building plan 169 East 117 Street in Manhattan. Image Credit: CityLand. Owner’s rooftop apartment did not conform to plans filed by architect with the Department of ...
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GROWING THE GREEN ECONOMY

Governor Cuomo Unveils 20th Proposal of 2018 State of the State: New York's Clean Energy Jobs and Climate Agenda Expand Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and Reduce Emissions Equitably From the ...
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DENVER TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Denver to Improve Accessibility The Department of Justice recently announced an agreement with Denver, Colorado, to improve access to civic life for people ...
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ILLEGALLY CONVERTED A TWO-FAMILY HOME

Fined $47,400 for unlawful conversion Owner converted two-family Queens home into a six-family residence. Jimming Zhao owns a residential building located at 143-10 Beech Avenue, Queens with a ...
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PROMOTING DORM SAFETY @ WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIR

OSHA, Miron Construction, and 23 Contractors Partner for Safety on University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Dorm Renovation Project The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health ...
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OSHA NEEDS TO COMMUNICATE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

IN WAKE OF RECENT FATAL CHEMICAL EXPLOSION AND FIRE AT COSMETIC FACTORY, SCHUMER VISITS NEW WINDSOR TO CALL ON FEDS TO IMMEDIATELY IMPROVE THEIR COORDINATION & COMMUNICATION SYSTEM WITH LOCAL ...
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EXPOSED CHICAGO WORKERS TO CADMIUM & LEAD

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR CITES THREE COMPANIES FOR EXPOSING EMPLOYEES TO LEAD, OTHER HAZARDS, DURING RENOVATION OF CHICAGO’S OLD POST OFFICE The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational ...
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THE DESTRUCTION OF ELIZABETH STREET GARDEN

City to Create Senior Housing and Community Space Despite Strong Opposition Haven Green Rendering. Image Credit: Curtis + Ginsberg Architects. Senior affordable housing proposal would build over ...
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NO MILKING THIS DESIGNATION DRY?

Former Dairy Building Designated an Individual Landmark Empire State Dairy Company complex. Image Credit LPC. Owners asked for exclusion of portion of site due to need for environmental remediation; ...
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CROMAN PAYS STATE A.G. $8 MILLION

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Unprecedented Consent Decree With NYC Landlord Steven Croman Consent Decree Forces Croman to Pay $8 Million in Restitution to Tenants – Largest-Ever Monetary ...
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LANDLORD CRIMINALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR DANGEROUS CONDITIONS

DA VANCE: LANDLORD PLEADS GUILTY FOR CREATING LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS AT EAST HARLEM APARTMENT BUILDING Conviction Establishes Precedent for Successful Prosecution of Landlords for Reckless ...
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WHISTLEBLOWER PAID FOR POOR ASBESTOS REMOVAL PRACTICES

Employee Receives Court-Ordered Restitution After Justified Whistleblowing Action A jury and judge ordered Albany-based asbestos abatement and demolition company Champagne Demolition, LLC and its ...
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BUFFALO STANDS TO LOSE $16 MILLION

SCHUMER: BUFFALO’S NORTHLAND CORRIDOR REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT IS AT RISK IF CONGRESS ELIMINATES HISTORIC TAX CREDIT; SENATOR URGES NATIONAL PARK SERVICE TO EXPEDITE APPROVAL PROCESS SO THAT ...
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REVIEW THE CHIEF'S REPORT

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, ENGEL: MAMARONECK RESIDENTS ARE AT SEVERE RISK OF THEIR HOMES & BUSINESSES BEING FLOODED YET AGAIN; AS REPORT SITS ON ARMY CORPS’ DESK, REPS URGE IMMEDIATE REVIEW AND ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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ON MANAGING RESIDENTIAL UNITS

Managing Residential Housing: Effective Techniques to Sustain Rent Increases for Improvements Wednesday, December 11, 2013 9:00AM-12:00PM New York County Lawyers' Association 14 Vesey Street, 2nd ...
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WANT A FREE HOME MAKEOVER?

Servpro of North Fork filed suit claiming breach of contract and conversion when Nicole Corrado refused to pay for some renovation and repair work performed on her home. After the Suffolk County ...
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WHAT METRO-NORTH POWER OUTAGE?

SCHUMER, BLUMENTHAL CALL FOR IMMEDIATE FEDERAL AUDIT & INVESTIGATION INTO CON-ED POWER FAILURE ALONG METRO-NORTH’S NEW HAVEN LINE – PROBLEM COULD REOCCUR ALONG OTHER RAILROADS, ...
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BE SEPTICSMART!

EPA Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems during SepticSmart Week Proper septic system care and maintenance is vital to protecting public health and preserving valuable water ...
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BLOOMBERG'S GOT $732 MILLION FOR PUBLIC HOUSING

MAYOR BLOOMBERG, CITY, STATE, FEDERAL HOUSING AGENCIES ANNOUNCE $732 MILLION INVESTMENT TO MODERNIZE AND PRESERVE NEW YORK CITY’S PUBLIC HOUSING Proceeds from Bond Issuance Will Fund Critical ...
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