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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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"CAN'T FIND MY TENANT"

tenant is late on rent and unreachable… Posted by annechang Q: my tenant has been late on her payment for over a month now and I have not been able to reach her. I’ve emailed her, called ...
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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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FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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THEY MESSED WITH HUMANITARIAN AID

United States Sues Jacintoport International for False Claims in Connection with the Delivery of Humanitarian Food Aid The United States has filed a complaint against Jacintoport International LLC ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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WRONGFUL EVICTION SPELLS "T.R.O.U.B.L.E."

James Moran was not getting along with his landlord, Kathleen Orth. Back in March of 2003, Moran -- a cabinet maker -- leased a garage space in Orth's Nassau County building. A month later, Moran ...
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TENANT LIABLE FOR TREBLE DAMAGES

In the March 2006 edition of our firm's newsletter we reported about the case of Gboizo v. State of New York Division of Housing and Community Renewal, wherein New York County Supreme Court Justice ...
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BAD "IAIs" BEGET BIG "IOUs"

One of the ways an owner may increase the rent of a regulated unit is by making substantial improvements, repairs, and/or providing additional services. With rent-stabilized units, for example, the ...
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NO TREBLE DAMAGES FOR ILLEGAL EVICTION?

A wrongful or illegal eviction occurs when a commercial or residential tenant is forcibly removed from its space without court order. Generally, the governing laws prohibit the use--or threatened ...
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