Maryland AG looking into housing complaints at Kushner Companies affiliate

November 03, 2017 01:13PM

An affiliate of Kushner Companies is being investigated about allegedly coercive debt collection practices and poor maintenance at housing developments in Maryland. Attorney General Brian Frosh of Maryland is looking into the situation at multifamily housing run by Westminster Management  in response to media reports, according to CNN. Both the New York Times and ProPublica described problems such as mold and vermin there, while The Baltimore Sun described aggressive practices such as arrests of tenants. CEO Jared Kushner stepped down to join the White House in January. [CNN]