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Landlord featured in REBNY campaign deregulated units, had cooking gas shut down for nearly 2 years

For nearly two years, tenants at 940 Amsterdam Avenue didn’t have cooking gas. Blaine Morris, a Columbia student, lived at the building from August...

Tenants sue infamous landlord for overseeing “reign of terror” at South Bronx building

A landlord is subjecting his tenants in a South Bronx building to a “reign of terror” through harassment and...

Jumaane Williams pledges to name-and-shame the “worst landlords.” But he’ll reward others for good behavior

Newly elected Public Advocate Jumaane Williams stopped by The Real Deal’s office on Wednesday to discuss what he hopes to achieve in his latest...

Here’s how de Blasio will “take” buildings from bad landlords

When Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that he would “take” buildings from landlords who threaten the well-being of...

De Blasio creates new tenant protection office, says city will seize buildings from “the worst landlords”

In his sixth annual State of the City speech, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday morning exclaimed that the city would seize the buildings...

The city goes easy on bad landlords: report

Residential landlords often get off easy for failing to provide basic services for their tenants or fix violations at their buildings. The New York Times reviewed 126 housing court cases from last year involving...

SDG Management nabs Hamilton Heights resi property

Multifamily investor Bruce Haley sold a Hamilton Heights apartment building for $21.8 million. The property, at 3661 Broadway, is...

Brooklyn landlord with $87M portfolio charged with running prostitution ring out of his buildings

UPDATED, Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 11:16 p.m.: One Ditmas Park resident thought he had it bad enough after enduring bed bugs, bulging walls and...

Judge dismisses Hakim’s lawsuit over “worst landlords” list

A judge has dismissed landlord Kamran Hakim’s lawsuit against Public Advocate Letitia James over his inclusion on her list...

Why 75 tenants were removed from
Joseph Betesh’s Chinatown building

UPDATED, 10:37 a.m., Jan 22: The city has deemed a building in Chinatown uninhabitable following a court-ordered inspection, leaving at...

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