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IT'S HEAT SEASON!

Mayor de Blasio and HPD Commissioner Been: "Heat Season" Now in Effect for All Apartments As New York’s “heat season” begins, the City reminds tenants of their rights and ...
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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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HOMELESS SHELTERS SUCK

DiNapoli: Many Homeless Shelters in Poor Condition Large-Scale Assessment of Homeless Shelter System Finds Persistent Statewide Problems, Squalid Conditions DiNapoli Worked with Six County ...
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BAD HOMELESS SHELTERS

DiNapoli: Many Homeless Shelters in Poor Condition Large-Scale Assessment of Homeless Shelter System Finds Persistent Statewide Problems, Squalid Conditions DiNapoli Worked with Six County ...
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SHELTER VIOLATIONS DECREASE

Shelter Repair Scorecard Shows Building Violations in Non-Cluster Homeless Shelters Down 69 Percent Since January 2016 May Scorecard shows 27 percent decline in open violations at non-cluster shelters ...
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MILLIONS FOR ERIE HOMES

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $3.4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO HELP REMOVE LEAD HAZARDS FROM HOMES IN ERIE COUNTY Erie County will use funds to address lead hazards in 180 housing units to help ...
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FIGHTING BAD LANDLORDS

City Relying on 1962 State Law to Combat Irresponsible Landlords From left to right: Don Schacknai, First Deputy Commissioner of HPD, Miguilania Rincon, tenant, Mayor de Blasio, Public Advocate James, ...
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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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THINGS @ NYCHA HOUSING ARE GETTING BAD

COMPTROLLER STRINGER: KEY BUILDING AND MAINTENANCE CONDITIONS AT NYCHA CONTINUE TO WORSEN Musty and moldy smells are a daily hazard in 12,600 NYCHA households Analysis of 2014 Housing Vacancy Survey ...
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HELPING TENANTS FIGHT HARASSMENT

Protecting Tenants and Affordable Housing: Mayor de Blasio's Tenant Support Unit Helps 1,000 Tenants Fight Harassment, Secure Repairs Part of 10-fold increase in free legal services for tenants ...
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CO-OP LIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

Ask Real Estate By Ronda Kaysen A Well-Connected Tenant I live in a co-op building with some rent-regulated tenants. One of them happens to work for a city agency that deals with housing. He routinely ...
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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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DEFROSTING GATEWAY PLAZA

Unfrozen: Gateway Plaza lawsuit inches forward December 18, 2015 | File photo courtesy of Gateway Plaza Tenants Association A $100-million class-action lawsuit brought by Gateway Plaza tenants over ...
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SCORE 1 FOR THE RESIDENTS OF GATEWAY PLAZA!

Newman Ferrara Announces Motion to Dismiss Denied in Breach of Warranty of Habitability Class Action Brought by Gateway Plaza Residents Newman Ferrara LLP announced that on December 4, 2015, the ...
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DID YOUR BUILDING MAKE THE LIST?

Friends, Every tenant deserves to live in safety and security and every apartment needs to meet basic standards of decency. That's why, today, my office released our annual Worst Landlords ...
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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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TENANTS RISING

Friends, Too often, landlords in New York City get away with subjecting tenants to horrible living conditions by ignoring necessary building maintenance and constantly violating housing laws. ...
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EXCUSES, EXCUSES

When Ernest & Maryanna Jeremias Family Partnership filed suit to recover unpaid rent from Yuriy S., the Kings County Civil Court found that Yuriy didn’t have to remit the amounts sought ...
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MAKING NYCHA TRANSPARENT

COMPTROLLER STRINGER ANNOUNCES FOUR-PART REFORM AGENDA TO BRING TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY TO NYCHA In response to decades of neglect at all levels of government, underscored in a recently ...
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FIXING UP TOWNE GARDENS

FOLLOWING SCHUMER’S PUSH, FEDERAL DEPT. OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT WILL CONDUCT IN-DEPTH INSPECTION OF LIVING CONDITIONS & MANAGEMENT OF TOWNE GARDEN APARTMENTS IN BUFFALO THIS SUMMER ...
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BEDBUG BITTEN

SDM Enterprises rented an apartment to Nancy K. without telling her about a bedbug problem. When the owner later offered to let Nancy out of the lease together with a full refund of the monies she had ...
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KIDS WILL SUFFER

SCHUMER: CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING CASES COULD INCREASE OR GO UNTREATED IN NEW YORK STATE IF SIGNIFICANT CUTS ARE MADE TO HOUSING SAFETY PROGRAMS; SENATOR SAYS CRITICAL PROGRAMS MEANT TO IDENTIFY AND ...
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ARRESTED FOR HARASSING TENANTS

New York Officials Announce First Arrest Of NYC Landlord Resulting From Tenant Harassment Prevention Task Force Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Brings Indictment Against Landlord Daniel Melamed ...
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FARING THE STORM

Because they lacked electrical service during and after Hurricane Sandy, Lauren S. and Perri S. sued their landlord--Ogden CAP Properties--for breach of a state law known as the warranty of ...
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