STEVE CROMAN ARTICLES
(2017 to Present)

 


Alex Wroblewski for the New York Times



NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL PRESS RELEASE - Jun. 6, 2017
A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea Of Major NYC Landlord Steven Croman
[ PDF ]    [ For Spanish version Click here ]

 


 


NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL PRESS RELEASE - Oct. 3, 2017
A.G. Schneiderman Announces Jail Sentence For Major NYC Landlord Steven Croman
[ PDF ]    [ For Spanish version Click here ]

 



Alec Tabak for New York Daily News


NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL PRESS RELEASE - Dec. 20, 2017
A.G. Schneiderman Announces Unprecedented Consent Decree With NYC Landlord Steven Croman
[ PDF ] See also: State Center Consumer Protection Report


NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL PRESS RELEASE - Aug. 7, 2018
A.G. Underwood Announces Croman Tenant Restitution Fund Claims Process
by Sydney Pereira   [ PDF ]



EV GRIEVE - Dec. 14, 2018
Harassed by Steve Croman? Checks in the mail
[ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Dec. 13, 2018
In time for the holidays, former Croman tenants will begin receiving checks
by Meenal Vamburkar   [ PDF ]


LONGISLAND.COM - Dec. 13, 2018
A.G. Underwood Announces First Round of Payments to Croman Tenants Following Unprecedented Consent Decree
[ PDF ]


CRAINS NEW YORK BUSINESS - Nov. 29, 2018
City Council takes aim at landlords
[ PDF ]


EPOCH TIMES - Oct. 15, 2018
News Article on Croman Restitution Fund (in Chinese)
[ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE - Oct. 12, 2018
Deadline Nears for Croman Tenants to Submit Restitution Claims
by Ameena Walker   [ PDF ]



THE VILLAGER - Oct. 11, 2018
Payback! Croman has to give tenants $8M for harassment
by Ameena Walker   [ PDF ]


CURBED NEW YORK - Oct. 8, 2018
New York attorney general urges former Steve Croman tenants to seek restitution
by Ameena Walker   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Sept. 17, 2018
Convicted felon Steve Croman featured on CNBC's American Greed tonight
[ PDF ]


WORLD NEWS - Sept. 17, 2018
American Greed Trailer: Just A Dollar And A Scheme - Lousy Landlord - CNBC Prime


BOWERY BOOGIE - Sept. 17, 2018
CNBC's 'American Greed' Focuses on Ex-Con Landlord Steve Croman
[ PDF ]


CRAINS NEW YORK - Sept. 4, 2018
Kushner's got company: Despite new laws, city fails to collect $1.5B in fines
by Joe Anuta   [ PDF ]


ASSOCIATED PRESS - Sept. 4, 2018
NYC fines unpaid by Kushner Cos.: Over $500K and counting
by Associated Press   [ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE - Aug. 10, 2018
Tenants Harassed by Croman Can Now Receive a Piece of $8M Settlement Fund
[ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Aug. 8, 2018
AG announces details on how Croman tenants can receive restitution for harassment
[ PDF ]


GIZMODO - Aug. 8, 2018
NEWS The Algorithm That Could Save Vulnerable New Yorkers From Being Forced Out of Their Homes
by Sidney Fussell   [ PDF ]


REAL ESTATE WEEKLY - Aug. 8, 2018
Croman tenants to share in biggest-ever monetary settlement against individual landlord
[ PDF ]


CURBED - Aug. 8, 2018
Tenants harassed by notorious NYC landlord may now receive restitution
by Ameena Walker   [ PDF ]


THE LO-DOWN - Aug. 8, 2018
Here's How Tenants Harassed By Steve Croman Can Receive Restitution
[ PDF ]


LONGISLAND.COM - Aug. 7, 2018
A.G. Underwood Announces Croman Tenant Restitution Fund Claims Process
[ PDF ]


TWITTER - Aug. 7, 2018
Here's what Croman tenants should know to apply for restitution:


THE REAL DEAL - Aug. 7, 2018
Payback time: AG opens fund for tenants to recoup $8M from Steve Croman
by Kathryn Brenzel   [ PDF ]


CRAINS - Aug. 7, 2018
Payback time: AG opens fund for tenants to recoup $8M from Steve Croman
by Joe Anuta   [ PDF ]


METROFOCUS - Jul. 6, 2018
VANISHING APARTMENTS
by Kim Barker, NY Times Reporter


AMNY - Jun. 25, 2018
Caffe Vivaldi has closed, but its contents are for sale as souvenirs
by Nicole Levy   [ PDF ]


PIX11 - Jun. 24, 2018
Caffe Vivaldi is a place outside of its time
by Magee Hickey   [ PDF ]


AVI WISNIA - Jun. 24, 2018
Goodnight Vivaldi
[ PDF ]


SPECTRUM NEWS NY1 - Jun. 22, 2018
Caffe Vivaldi to close its doors
by Van Tieu   [ PDF ]


GOTHAMIST - Jun. 22, 2018
A Final Evening At Caffe Vivaldi (Before It Closes This Weekend)
by Madeleine Crenshaw   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jun. 22, 2018
Real estate pros say HPD's predatory landlord "watch list" is flawed
by Kathryn Brenzel   [ PDF ]


THE VILLAGER - Jun. 21, 2018
Worn down by Croman, Caffe Vivaldi, bohemian gem, is calling it quits
by Gabe Herman   [ PDF ]


THE LO-DOWN - Jun. 19, 2018
AG-Approved Management Firm Hired For Steve Croman's Buildings
by Ed Litvak   [ PDF ]


COMMERCIAL OBSERVER - Jun. 19, 2018
Michael Besen's Firm to Manage Steve Croman's Properties as of July 1
by Lauren Elkies Schram   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jun. 19, 2018
Michael Besen's company will manage Steve Croman's portfolio
by Eddie Small   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Jun. 18, 2018
Ben Shaoul owes Steve Croman some back rent on Avenue B
[ PDF ]


NEW YORK AMSTERDAM NEWS - Jun. 8, 2018
City's predatory equity landlords named
by Cyril Josh Barker   [ PDF ]


TOWN & VILLAGE - Jun. 7, 2018
Hoylman and Epstein call for more transparency in real estate lending
by Maria Rocha-Buschel   [ PDF ]


EATER NEW YORK - Jun. 7, 2018
West Village Jazz Restaurant Caffe Vivaldi Will Close After 35 Years
by Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya-Buschel   [ PDF ]


JEREMIAH'S VANISHING NEW YORK - Jun. 6, 2018
Caffe Vivaldi VANISHING
by Jeremiah Moss   [ PDF ]


WEST VILLAGE PATCH - Jun. 6, 2018
Caffe Vivaldi To Close After 35 Years In West Village
by Brendan Krisel   [ PDF ]


GOTHAMIST - Jun. 6, 2018
West Village Relic Caffe Vivaldi Is Going Out Of Business
by Ben Yakas   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Jun. 5, 2018
New state legislation aims to combat predatory equity
[ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE- Jun. 4, 2018
Released from Prison, Croman Now Faces Contempt of Court Charge
by Staff   [ PDF ]


THE LO-DOWN - Jun. 4, 2018
Steve Croman Released From Jail; Lawmakers Push Legislation to Combat Predatory Equity
by Ed Litvak   [ PDF ]


WESTVIEW NEWS - Jun. 4, 2018
Larcenous Landlords Use the Law to Oust Tenants
by George Capsis   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jun. 1, 2018
Steve Croman is a free man
by Rich Bockmann and Adam Pincus   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Jun. 1, 2018
Steve Croman released from prison today
[ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE- May 29, 2018
Incarcerated Croman Files Suit Against Caffe Vivaldi, Owner Says
by Staff   [ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE- May 22, 2018
Report: Steve Croman will be Released from Prison Next Month
by Staff   [ PDF ]


THE LO-DOWN - May 21, 2018
Steve Croman Figures Prominently in New York Times' Housing Crisis Series
by Ed Litvak   [ PDF ]


NEW YORK TIMES - May 20, 2018
UNSHELTERED Part 1:
Behind New York's Housing Crisis: Weakened Laws and Fragmented Regulation
By Kim Barker   [ PDF ]


NEW YORK TIMES - May 20, 2018
UNSHELTERED Part 2:
The Eviction Machine Churning Through New York City
By Kim Barker, Jessica Silver-Greenberg, Grace Ashford and Sarah Cohen   [ PDF ]


NEW YORK TIMES - May 20, 2018
UNSHELTERED Part 3:
Where Brooklyn Tenants Plead the Case for Keeping Their Homes
By N.R. Kleinfield   [ PDF ]


NEW YORK TIMES - May 20, 2018
UNSHELTERED Part 4:
What You Need to Know as a New York Tenant
By Grace Ashford   [ PDF ]


PAGE SIX - May 14, 2018
Steve Croman planning Greek getaway after jail
By Richard Johnson   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - May 14, 2018
Report: Steve Croman' post-jail plans include welcome-home party in the Greek Islands
[ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - May 9, 2018
Real estate's top cop, Eric Schneiderman, is out. Here's how he changed the industry
By Rich Bockmann and Will Parker   [ PDF ]


CAFFE VIVALDI - Apr. 5, 2018
" An update from Ishrat "
[ PDF ]


WESTVIEW NEWS- Feb. 3, 2018
"Give It Back, Chuck"
By Cynthia Chaffee and Mary Ann Miller   [ PDF ]


CLIMATEER INVESTING - Jan. 31, 2018
Fancy Finance: "Art Capital sues Croman for backing out of
fine art-backed loan"

[ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL- Jan. 30, 2018
Art Capital sues Croman for backing out of fine art-backed loan
By Will Parker   [ PDF ]


GRANTS NEWS - Jan. 12, 2018
LAWSUIT ACCUSES STEVE CROMAN OF ILLEGALLY DEREGULATING EAST HARLEM APARTMENTS
By Kathryn Brenzel   [ PDF ]


WESTVIEW NEWS - Jan. 11, 2018
An Historic Moment
By Cynthia Chaffee & Mary Ann Miller   [ PDF ]
WESTVIEW NEWS FINAL Jan., 2018 (Selection)


PATCH - Jan. 10, 2018
Steve Croman Illegally Deregulated E. Harlem Apartments: Lawsuit
By Brendan Krisel   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jan. 9, 2018
Lawsuit accuses Steve Croman of illegally deregulating East Harlem apartments
By Kathryn Brenzel   [ PDF ]


RENT REGULATORS - Jan. 9, 2018
Croman is serving a one-year jail sentence for mortgage fraud
by Kathryn Brenzel   [ PDF ]


DAILY NEWS - Jan. 9, 2018
Corrupt landlord jailed for ripping off tenants sued
for breaking rent regulation laws

By Stephen Rex Brown   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jan. 4, 2018
Real estate's hottest stories of 2017
By Kerry Barger and Will Parker [ LOCAL VIDEO ]


NY REAL ESTATE LAW BLOG - Jan. 2, 2018
A.G. Schneiderman Announces Unprecedented Consent Decree With NYC Landlord Steven Croman
[ PDF ]


LEGALREADER - Jan. 1, 2018
New York City Slumlord Steven Croman Agrees to Pay
$8m Settlement

by Ryan J. Farrick   [ PDF ]


ARCHINECT NEWS - Dec. 22, 2017
Corrupt NYC landlord ordered to pay a record $8M to tenants and sentenced to 1 year at Rikers
by MacKenzie Goldberg   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Dec. 21, 2017
AG's Office: Steve croman Agrees to pay $8 Million to the tenants he harrassed
[ PDF ]


CURBED NY- Dec. 21, 2017
Notorious landlord Steve Croman to pay a record $8M
to tenants

by Emily Nonko   [ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE- Dec. 21, 2017
Steve Croman Forced to Pay $8M Settlement in Tenant Harassment Lawsuit
[ PDF ]


THE LO-DOWN- Dec. 21, 2017
Landlord Steve Croman Agrees to Pay Tenants $8 Million
in Settlement

by Ed Litvak   [ PDF ]


AM NEW YORK - Dec. 21, 2017
Landlord Steve Croman, accused in tenant harassment lawsuit, to pay $8M settlement
by Lauren Cook   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Dec. 21, 2017
Steve Croman agrees to pay record $8M to tenants he harassed
by Hiten Samtani   [ PDF ]


NY DAILY NEWS - Dec. 20, 2017
Sleazy landlord must pay $8M to tenants he harassed, cheated under deal with state AG
by Greg B. Smith & Stephen Rex Brown   [ PDF ]


NEWSDAY - Dec. 20, 2017
New York City landlord to pay $8M in tenant-harassment suit
by Jennifer Peltz   [ PDF ]


ASSEMBLY MEMBER YUH-LINE NIOU - Dec. 20, 2017
Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Statement on Consent Decree with Landlord Steve Croman
[ PDF ]


CITYLAND - Dec. 11, 2017
Schneidermann announces sentencing of harassing
Manhattan landlord

by Jonathon Sizemore   [ PDF ]


WESTVIEW NEWS - Dec. 8, 2017
Nothing's Changed!
by Mary Ann Miller and Cynthia Chaffee   [ PDF ]


WESTVIEW NEWS - Nov. 4, 2017
An Update on Steve Croman
by Joseph Turco, Esq.   [ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE - Oct. 27, 2017
Time in the Tombs: Here is Steve Croman's Inmate Record
[ PDF ]


CITYLAND - Oct. 11, 2017
Schneiderman Announces Sentencing of Harassing
Manhattan Landlord

by Jonathon Sizemore   [ PDF ]


HOMEVESTORS FRANCHISE - Oct. 10, 2017
BEST PRACTICES TO EVICT A RENT-CONTROLLED TENANT IN NYC
by Jim Wiley   [ PDF ]


THE JEWISH VOICE - Oct. 10, 2017
Major NYC Landlord Steven Croman Sent to Rikers
by Sam Stein   [ PDF ]


WESTVIEW NEWS - Oct. 8, 2017
He Didn't Jaywalk, But He Did Just About Everything Else!
by Mary Ann Miller & Cynthia Chaffee   [ PDF ]


REAL ESTATE WEEKLY - Oct. 7, 2017
Fresh move to lift lid on LLCs
by Sabina Mollot   [ PDF ]


REAL ESTATE WEEKLY DEAL - Oct. 5, 2017
Steven Croman sentenced to one year in Rikers for theft, fraud
by Kyle Campbell   [ PDF ]


THE VILLAGER - Oct. 5, 2017
Croman nabs a rent-free pad - on Rikers Island
[ PDF ]


USAHORA.COM - Oct. 5, 2017
NUEVA YORK: Dueno 140 edificios en Manhattan fue enviado
a la carcel

by Jhonny Trinidad   [ PDF ]


SING TAO DAILY - Oct. 5, 2017
Title
[ PDF ]


TOWN AND VILLAGE - Oct. 4, 2017
'Bernie Madoff of landlords' gets one year in jail
by Kyle Campbell   [ PDF ]


SPECTRUM NEWS NY1 - Oct. 4, 2017
NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL WANTS TO PUSH BACK AGAINST CORRUPT LANDLORDS
[ PDF ]   [ Video ]


EL DIARIO - Oct. 4, 2017
El "Rey de los caseros" va a la carcel
by David Ramirez   [ PDF ]


WALL STREET JOURNAL - Oct. 4, 2017
Landlord gets year in jail for fraud
[ JPG ]


CHINESE NEWSPAPER - Oct. 4, 2017
Fraudulent tax evasion of tenants landlord for one year
[ PDF ]


NEW YORK POST - Oct. 3, 2017
Bernie Madoff of landlords gets new digs at Rikers
by Rebecca Rosenberg   [ PDF ]


BEDFORD & BOWERY - Oct. 3, 2017
Notorious Landlord Steve Croman Sentenced to a Year in Rikers,
Which Ain't Exactly the Ritz

by Diego Lynch   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Oct. 3, 2017
Steve Croman sentenced to one year in jail
by Will Parker   [ PDF ]


SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE - Oct. 3, 2017
Big NYC landlord gets jail in mortgage fraud case
[ JPG ]


EV GRIEVE - Oct. 3, 2017
[Updated] Steve Croman due back in court today
to start jail time

[ PDF ]


NEW YORK STATE SENATOR BRAD HOYLMAN - Oct. 3, 2017
HOYLMAN HAILS SENTENCING OF NOTORIOUS SLUMLORD STEVEN CROMAN
[ PDF ]


U.S. NEWS - Oct. 3, 2017
Big NYC Landlord Gets Jail in Mortgage Fraud Case
[ PDF ]


CURBED NEW YORK - Oct. 3, 2017
Notorious landlord Steve Croman sentenced to one year
behind bars

by Ameena Walker  [ PDF ]


DNA INFO - Oct. 3, 2017
Notorious Landlord Steve Croman Sentenced to a Year
on Rikers Island

by Allegra Hobbs  [ PDF ]


FOX BUSINESS NEWS - Oct. 3, 2017
NYC Landlord Sentenced to a Year in Fraud Case
by Thomas MacMillan  [ PDF ]


NEW YORK DAILY NEWS - Oct. 3, 2017
Notorious Manhattan slumlord Steve Croman gets one year
at Rikers for fraud charges

by Ellen Moynihan & Greg B. Smith   [ PDF ]


PIX 11- Oct. 3, 2017
Slumlord who forced out rent-stabilized tenants gets time
at Rikers

by Aliza Chasan   [ PDF ]


NEW YORK TIMES - Oct. 3, 2017
Notorious Landlord Is Sentenced to a Year in Jail
by Sarah Maslin Nir   [ PDF ]


THE LO-DOWN NY - Oct. 3, 2017
Landlord Steve Croman Sentenced to One Year at Rikers
by Ed Litvak   [ PDF ]


THE REGISTER CITIZEN - Oct. 3, 2017
Big NYC landlord gets jail in mortgage fraud case
[ PDF ]


EXPRESS NEWSLINE - Oct. 3, 2017
Notorious landlord Steve Croman sentenced to one year
behind bars

[ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE - Oct. 2, 2017
Convicted Landlord Steve Croman will be Sent to Rikers Tomorrow
[ PDF ]


NEW YORK BUSINESS JOURNAL - Oct. 2, 2017
Steven Croman, 'the Bernie Madoff of Landlords,' to be sentenced this week
[ PDF ]


ACCOUNTING TODAY - Sept. 28, 2017
Tax Fraud Blotter: Fake returns, only $3,000!
by Jeff Stimpson   [ PDF ]


GOTHAMIST - Sept. 26, 2017
NY Senator Wants To Make It Illegal For Powerful Interests
To Hide Behind LLCs

by Emma Whitford   [ PDF ]


POLICE OFFICERS QUARTERLY - Sept. 21, 2017
City landlord who pushed out rent-stabilized tenants gets to stay out of jail until after Jewish holidays
[ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE - Sept. 20, 2017
Judge Grants Notorious Landlord Steve Croman Reprieve
for High Holidays, Postpones Sentencing

[ PDF ]


THE VILLAGE VOICE - Sept. 19, 2017
How Forcing Tenants to Move Became a Business Model
for NYC Landlords

by Steven Wishnia   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Sept. 19, 2017
Judge postpones Steve Croman sentencing
by Rich Bochmann   [ PDF ]


DNA INFO - Sept. 19, 2017
Sentencing of Notorious Landlord Steve Croman Delayed for High Holy Days
by Allegra E. Hobbs   [ PDF ]


NEW YORK POST - Sept. 19, 2017
Madoff of Landlords pays $3M to avoid Jewish holidays in jail
by Elizabeth Rosner and Emily Saul   [ PDF ]



DNA INFO - Sept. 19, 2017
'Felonious' Landlord Croman Illegally Rented Out
Chelsea Basement: Suit

by Maya Rajamani   [ PDF ]


THE LO-DOWN - Sept. 19, 2017
No Prison For Landlord Steve Croman Until After
Jewish Holidays

[ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Sept. 19, 2017
[Updated] Sentencing Day for landlord Steve Croman
[ PDF ]


NEW YORK BUSINESS JOURNAL - Sept. 19, 2017
Steven Croman sentencing postponed
by Anthony Noto   [ PDF ]


NY DAILY NEWS - Sept. 19, 2017
One Of The Cities Worst Landlords Who Pushed Out Harlem Tenants Gets Out Of Jail Until After Jewish Holidays
by Shayna Jacobs & Reuven Blau   [ PDF ]


THE VILLAGE VOICE - Sept. 18, 2017
How Forcing Tenants to Move Became a Business Model for NYC Landlords
by Steven Wishnia   [ PDF ]


WESTVIEW NEWS - Sept. 4, 2017
Landlord of the Flies: Steve Croman's Social Diary Is Empty
by Joseph Turco, Esq.   [ JPG ]


DNA INFO - Aug. 29, 2017
Notorious Landlord Steve Croman Stayed in Office 7 Months Past Lease
by Allegra E. Hobbs   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Aug. 29, 2017
The evictor becomes the evictee: Croman's company
overstayed lease

by Kathryn Brenzel   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Aug. 28, 2017
Following eviction proceedings, Steve Croman's 9300 Realty
has a new office

[ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Aug. 14, 2017
Noted
[ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE - Aug. 10, 2017
City Council Puts Slumlords on Notice,
Passes 18 Tenant Protection Bills in a Day

by Holly   [ PDF ]


CRAINS NEW YORK - Aug. 9, 2017
Package of tenant-protection bills is approved
by Joe Anuta   [ PDF ]


PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS OF THE NYC COUNCIL - Aug. 9, 2017
New York City Council Passes Stand for Tenant Safety Legislative Package, Endorsed by Progressive Caucus, to End Construction as Harassment
[ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Aug. 9, 2017
Life is about to get more difficult for NYC's multifamily landlords
by Konrad Putzier   [ PDF ]


JEREMIAH'S VANISHING NEW YORK - Aug. 7, 2017
Amato to Nothing
[ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jul. 5, 2017
Croman partner sues to prevent landlord's dad from managing LES properties
by Rich Bockmann   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Jul. 5, 2017
Report: Steve Croman sued to stop his father from managing
3rd Avenue properties

[ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jul. 3, 2017
The July issue is live!
by Miriam Hall   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jul. 1, 2017
Editor's note: Landlords behind bars
by Stuart Elliott   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jul. 1, 2017
Life after Croman
by Rich Bockmann and Will Parker   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jul. 1, 2017
Lender liability
by Will Parker   [ PDF ]


ROSENBERG & ESTIS - Jul., 2017
Life After Croman
[ PDF ]


NEW YORK POST - Jun. 24, 2017
Bernie Madoff of Landlords refuses lease for Psilakis eatery
by Kathianne Boniello   [ PDF ]


AMERICA'S LAWYER- Jun. 21, 2017
The Bernie Madoff Of Landlords Heads To Prison -
America's Lawyer

by Mike Papantonio   [ PDF ]




THE REAL DEAL - Jun. 21, 2017
Landlord Daniel Melamed found guilty of
illegally evicting tenants

by Rich Bockmann   [ PDF ]


WORLD SOCIALIST WEB SITE - Jun. 21, 2017
Notorious New York City landlord Steve Croman sentenced
to jail

by Katy Kinner   [ PDF ]


JEREMIAH'S VANISHING NEW YORK - Jun. 15, 2017
Croman + Rikers
[ PDF ]


REUTERS - Jun. 13, 2017
Cuomo initiative to protect New York tenants wins court backing
by Jonathon Stempel   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jun. 13, 2017
Court shoots down RSA challenge to state unit that
investigated Croman

by Rich Bockmann   [ PDF ]


CURBED NEW YORK - Jun. 12, 2017
New York's 10 worst landlords targeted by housing advocates
by Emily Nonko   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Jun. 12, 2017
Tenant advocacy group names the city's worst landlords;
Icon and Steve Croman in top 10

[ PDF ]


CRAINS NEW YORK - Jun. 11, 2017
After rare landlord arrest, bill aims to allow more like it
by Aaron Elstein   [ PDF ]


MADISON COUNTY COURIER - Jun. 11, 2017
Schneiderman announces guilty plea of New York City landlord
Steven Croman

[ PDF ]


THE VILLAGER - Jun. 8, 2017
Croman pleads guilty to mortgage, tax fraud;
Will serve 1 year in jail

by Lincoln Anderson   [ PDF ]


DAILY NEWS - Jun. 7, 2017
Evicting evicter Steve Croman - and sending a message
to other landlords

[ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE - Jun. 7, 2017
Slumlord Steve Croman is Headed to Rikers,
Must Pay $5M Settlement

by Elie   [ PDF ]


EATER NEW YORK - Jun. 7, 2017
Bruno Pizza's Landlord Is Going to Jail
by Melissa McCart   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - Jun. 6, 2017
AG announces guilty plea of landlord Steve Croman ,
who'll serve 1 year at Rikers

[ PDF ]


NY POST - Jun. 6, 2017
METRO Madoff of landlords heads to jail after pleading guilty to fraud
by Georgett Roberts and Lia Eustachewich    [ PDF ]


SINOVISIONNET - Jun. 6, 2017
New York's biggest slumlord pleads guilty, will serve a sentence of one year and pay a fine of $5,000,000. (Chinese)


TAPNEWS NOW - Jun. 6, 2017
Crooked Manhattan Landlord Steven Croman Fined And Sentenced To Rikers
[ PDF ]


FAST FORWARD - Jun. 6, 2017
Major New York Landlord Pleads Guilty To Grand Larceny, Tax Fraud
by Jesse Bernstein    [ PDF ]


PIX 11 - Jun. 6, 2017
Manhattan landlord who forced out rent-stabilized tenants gets jail time
after guilty plea

by Ayana Harry   [ PDF ]


 

 







THE NEW YORK TIMES - Jun. 6, 2017
'Bernie Madoff of Landlords' Pleads Guilty to Fraud
by Kim Barker   [ PDF ]


EAST VILLAGE PATCH - Jun. 6, 2017
Steve Croman, 'Bernie Madoff Of Landlords,' Will Spend 1 Year At Rikers
Under Plea Deal

by Nathan Tempey   [ PDF ]


CRAIN'S - Jun. 6, 2017
'Fraudster' Steven Croman cops a plea, but the landlord's legal woes
are just beginning

by Joe Anuta   [ PDF ]


GOTHAMIST - Jun. 6, 2017
Loathed Landlord Steve Croman Headed For Jail After Felony Guilty Plea
by Nathan Tempey   [ PDF ]


CURBED NY - Jun. 6, 2017
Notorious landlord Steve Croman will serve jail time
by Tanay Warerkar   [ PDF ]


NY1 NEWS - Jun. 6, 2017
Landlord Accused of Dodging Rent Regulations Faces Jail Time
After Guilty Plea

[ PDF ]         







EL DIARIO - Jun. 6, 2017
Casero que desplazaba a inquilinos de renta controlada ira a la carcel
por David Ramirez   [ PDF ]


SING TAO - Jun. 6, 2017   (Chinese)
Article in Chinese
[ PDF ]


THE LO-DOWN - Jun. 6, 2017
Landlord Steve Croman Pleads Guilty; He'll Serve One Year in Prison
by Ed Litvak   [ PDF ]


COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE - Jun. 6, 2017
Plea Deal Will Send Bernie Madoff of Landlords to Prison
by Adam Klasfeld   [ PDF ]


DNA INFO - Jun. 6, 2017
Notorious Landlord Steve Croman to Serve 1 Year in Rikers: Attorney General
by Allegra Hobbs   [ PDF ]


LONG ISLAND.COM - Jun. 6, 2017
A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea Of Major NYC Landlord
Steven Croman

by Allegra Hobbs   [ PDF ]


THE REAL DEAL - Jun. 6, 2017
Steve Croman pleads guilty, agrees to serve 1 year in Rikers
by Rich Bockmann and Hitem Santani   [ PDF ]


STATEMENT - Jun. 6, 2017
STATEMENT ON GUILTY PLEA OF NYC LANDLORD STEVEN CROMAN
[ PDF ]


NY DAILY NEWS - Jun. 6, 2017
Manhattan landlord Steve Croman pleads guilty to mortgage and tax fraud,
will serve one year in prison

by Greg B. Smith   [ PDF ]


WILLOWCREW1.OVER-BLOG.COM - May 30, 2017
Croman Landlord
[ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE - May 25, 2017
AG Introduces Bill that Would Hold Slumlords Criminally Accountable
for Tenant Harassment

[ PDF ]


CHELSEA NOW - May 25, 2017
Pass Anti-Harassment Bills Posthaste, Activists Urge
by Scott Stiffler   [ PDF ]


THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE - May 20, 2017
Testimony of State Senator Brad Hoylman Before the New York City
Council Committee on Housing and Buildings

PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - May 17, 2017
Sen. Hoylman calls for immediate stay on all Steve Croman-initiated
tenant cases

PDF ]


EAST VILLAGE PATCH - May 17, 2017
Evictions Started By 'Bernie Madoff Of Landlords' Should Be Halted
While He Faces Trial, Pol Says

by Clara McCarthy   [ PDF ]


NEW YORK NEWS - May 9, 2017
Paydirt: Go directly to jail. Do not pass Go.
PDF ]


DAILY MAIL - May 9, 2017
High-flying New York City landlord faces 25 years in jail for
'swindling $45 MILLION in fraudulent loans and paying cops to scare
rent-controlled tenants out of their homes'   

by Mia De Graaf   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - May 5, 2017
Croman' in the rain
Video ]


WESTVIEW NEWS - May 3, 2017
The Landlords Wrote the Laws. Schneiderman Wants to Change Them.
by George Capsis   [ PDF ]


BOWERY BOOGIE - May 3, 2017
Report: Slumlord Steve Croman to Cop Plea Deal with Light Sentence
PDF ]


NEW YORK POST - May 2, 2017
Landlord Lands Easy

 


INTOREHAB - May 2, 2017
Bernie Madoff of landlords to cop plea deal
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THE REAL DEAL - May 2, 2017
Steve Croman to cut deal that would see him serve 8 months behind bars
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NEW YORK POST - May 2, 2017
Bernie Madoff of landlords to cop plea deal
by Richard Johnson   [ PDF ]


CURBED NEW YORK - May 2, 2017
Notorious landlord Steve Croman seeks plea, including jail time
by Rachel Sugar   [ PDF ]


EV GRIEVE - May 1, 2017
Updated: Steve Croman's next criminal court date is tomorrow morning
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EV GRIEVE - Apr. 27 , 2017
The Black Rose has closed on Avenue A;
Welcome Tompkins Square Art Park (temporarily)

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BOWERY BOOGIE - Apr. 4, 2017
Displaced Croman Tenants Return to the Battlezone of 159 Stanton Street
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WESTVIEW NEWS - Apr. 3, 2017
Landlords: From Best to Worst (and So Much in Between)
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VacateBOWERY BOOGIE - Mar. 31, 2017
Fearing a Fiery Death in Croman-Owned 159 Stanton Street
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VacateBOWERY BOOGIE - Mar. 7, 2017
Left in Limbo: Choosing Between Safety and Keeping Our Homes
at 159 Stanton

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VacateTHE VILLAGER - Mar. 2, 2017
Near ceiling collapse forces Croman tenants to vacate on Stanton St.
by Dennis Lynch   [ PDF ]


VacateTHE VILLAGER - Mar. 2, 2017
Hurry and pass anti-harass bills, pols and advocates urge
by Joaqin Cotler   [ PDF ]


VacateTHE INDYPENDENT - Mar. , 2017
Attrition by demolition
by Steven Wishnia   [ PDF ]


VacateTHE REAL DEAL - Feb. 28, 2017
Ceiling collapse forces tenants out of Croman's LES building
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VacateBOWERY BOOGIE - Feb. 27, 2017
Croman Tenants at 159 Stanton Street Displaced Due to
Perilous Living Conditions

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VacateNY1- Feb. 26, 2017
Rent-Stabilized Tenants on Lower East Side Left Homeless As Shady Landlord Refuses to Make Repairs
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THE LO-DOWN - Feb. 26, 2017
Tenants Relocated After City Declares Apartments at 159 Stanton St. Unsafe (Updated)
by Ed Litvak   [ PDF ]


VacateBOWERY BOOGIE - Feb. 25, 2017
Breaking: Vacate Orders Issued at Steve Croman's 159 Stanton Street
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VacateTHE LO-DOWN - Feb. 25, 2017
Tenants Relocated After City Declares Apartments at 159 Stanton St. Unsafe
by Ed Litvak   [ PDF ]


159 St.BOWERY BOOGIE - Feb. 22, 2017
Croman tenants at 159 Stanton Street head back to court as
living conditions worsen

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Elected OfficialsELECTED OFFICIALS - Feb. 21, 2017
Elected Officials call on Steve Croman to end harrassment
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Had EnoughTHE INDYPENDENT - Feb. 21, 2017
Attrition by Demolition
by Steven Wishnia   [ PDF ]


In the WildBOWERY BOOGIE - Feb. 6, 2017
Facing 25 Years in Prison, Slumlord Steve Croman Spotted in the
Wilds of Mott Street

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TenantsMET COUNCIL ON HOUSING - Feb. , 2017
LES Tenants Gain Small Victories Over Croman
by Steven Wishnia   [ PDF ]


SHORTHAND SOCIAL - Jan. 13, 2017
No Place Like Home: Tenant Harassment and the Frailty of Housing Court
by Adam Shrier   [PDF ]


Rent HikeWESTVIEW NEWS - Jan. 4, 2017
Rent Hike Closes Da Silvano, Let's Save Caffe Vivaldi
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