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In time for the holidays, former Croman tenants will begin receiving checks
December 13, 2018 05:15PM
UPDATED, Dec. 13, 5:55 p.m.: The first round of payments are being issued to former tenants of infamous landlord Steve Croman, the New York...
Payback time: AG opens fund for tenants to recoup $8M from Steve Croman
August 07, 2018 04:30PM
Steve Croman’s former tenants can start applying for restitution as part of an $8 million settlement agreement reached last year. In December, Croman agreed...
Michael Besen’s company will manage Steve Croman’s portfolio
June 19, 2018 06:08PM
Steve Croman may be out of jail, but he is still years away from being able to run his properties again. The New York...
Art Capital sues Croman for backing out of fine art-backed loan
January 30, 2018 06:57PM
Art Capital, a financial firm specializing in art-backed loans, is suing jailed landlord Steve Croman and his wife Harriet for allegedly backing out of...
Lawsuit accuses Steve Croman of illegally deregulating East Harlem apartments
January 09, 2018 10:45AM
A new lawsuit claims landlord Steve Croman, who is serving jail time for mortgage and tax fraud, illegally deregulated apartments in East Harlem. The...
The Real Deal’
s reporters on what the industry needs to watch out for this year
January 04, 2018 12:30PM
Jhila Farzaneh and Hiten Samtani
I remember blowing a deadline for an important story in journalism school and getting a (deserved) tongue-lashing from my editor. He gave me the...
Real estate’s hottest stories of 2017
December 31, 2017 11:00AM
You might think Donald Trump being sworn in as POTUS would overshadow all other real estate storylines in 2017. But you wouldn’t be giving...
Steve Croman agrees to pay record $8M to tenants he harassed
December 20, 2017 08:34PM
UPDATED: Thurs., Dec. 21 @ 12:17 p.m.: Steve Croman, a major multifamily landlord who is serving a jail sentence for mortgage fraud, agreed to pay...
Paydirt: How Rupert Murdoch plans to trample Zillow
October 10, 2017 09:39AM
“Power replaces power with itself. You can either stand on the other side of the window, tap, tap, tap, asking to come in. Or...
Steve Croman sentenced to one year in jail
October 03, 2017 10:50AM
Landlord Steve Croman, for years accused by tenants of ruthless harassment tactics at his lower Manhattan buildings, was sentenced to one year in jail...
A new tenant harassment law could incite sham complaints
September 22, 2017 07:30AM
From the September issue: There’s no shortage of bad actor landlord horror stories in New York City, from property owners busting down doors to sending...
Judge postpones Steve Croman sentencing
September 19, 2017 11:30AM
Steven Croman will get to spend the Jewish holidays at home instead of behind bars. At a sentencing hearing Tuesday morning in Lower Manhattan...
The evictor becomes the evictee: Croman’s company overstayed lease
August 29, 2017 11:00AM
Steve Croman, the landlord accused of harassing rent-regulated tenants to force them out of his rental buildings, apparently overstayed his welcome at a Noho...
Life is about to get more difficult for NYC’s multifamily landlords
August 09, 2017 04:35PM
The price of tenant harassment is getting steeper. On Tuesday, a City Council subcommittee approved a set of 20 bills designed to protect tenants...
Landlord lessons from the Croman saga
July 25, 2017 07:30AM
Rich Bockmann and Will Parker
From the July issue: In 2002, Steve Croman, a slick broker-turned-landlord who had amassed an enviable portfolio of Manhattan rental buildings, set his sights on a...
Croman partner sues to prevent landlord’s dad from managing LES properties
July 05, 2017 05:59PM
The fallout from Steven Croman’s legal troubles continues to grow, as one of his partners has asked the courts to stop the landlord’s father...
Landlord Daniel Melamed found guilty of illegally evicting tenants
June 21, 2017 02:30PM
UPDATED, June 22, 2:08 p.m.: Another multifamily landlord is facing potential jail time as authorities ramp up their investigations and prosecutions of tenant-harassment cases. Crown...
Court shoots down RSA challenge to state unit that investigated Croman
June 13, 2017 04:00PM
A state judge dismissed a lawsuit filed three years ago by the Rent Stabilization Association challenging several amendments to the rent stabilization code, including...
Steve Croman pleads guilty, agrees to serve 1 year in Rikers
June 06, 2017 10:44AM
Rich Bockmann and Hiten Samtani
UPDATED, June 6, 2:30 p.m.: Steve Croman, one of the biggest multifamily landlords in the city, pleaded guilty Tuesday to three felony charges of...
Paydirt: Go directly to jail. Do not pass Go.
May 08, 2017 09:05AM
Go directly to jail. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200. It’s one of the most famous cards in Monopoly. But in New...
No surprise here: Midtown’s office space is among the costliest around the world
Carroll Gardens condo goes into contract for $4.5M, could set neighborhood record
Peter Fine pays nearly $30M for East Harlem site along the Second Avenue subway’s next phase
Alchemy purchases 9-building Bed-Stuy portfolio for $25M
Moinian Lands $132M in financing for 2 Washington Street
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