LANDLORD/TENANT ARTICLES


CURBED NEW YORK - Oct. 12, 2018
NYC implements anti-tenant harassment pilot program
by Ameena Walker   [ PDF ]

 

 

 

 

 


NEW YORK POST - Jul. 16, 2018
Kushner family accused of pushing out low-rent tenants
by Associated Press   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

NY DAILY NEWS - Jun. 24, 2018
How to bring back mom and pop: NYC commercial rents are out of control; here's how to restore sanity
by Jeremiah Moss   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

HARPERS - Jun. 16, 2018
The Death of a Once Great City
by Kevin Baker   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

DAILY NEWS - May. 21, 2018
EXCLUSIVE: DHCR hid identities of landlords suspected of wrongdoing, court papers say
by Victoria Bekiempis   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

NEW YORK TIMES - May. 20 2018
Holding Out in Harlem, Despite Demolition
by Yoursure Al-Hlou, Jim Cricchi and Ben Laffin

 

 

 



 


THE GUARDIAN - Apr. 16, 2018
Landlords are social parasites. They’re the last people we should be honouring
by Rhik Samadder   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

NEW YORK TIMES - Apr. 7, 2018
In 83 Million Eviction Records, a Sweeping and Intimate New Look at Housing in America
by Emily Badger and Quoctrung Bui   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR - Mar. 27, 2018
Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation Extending Rent Stabilization Laws
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NY DAILY NEWS - Mar. 18, 2018
Kushner family business submitted false paperwork with New York City over rent-regulated apartments
by Stephen Rex Brown   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

BRICK UNDERGROUND - Dec. 29, 2017
The dreaded tenant blacklist: What you need to know
by Anne Machalinski   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

GOTHAMGAZETTE - Dec. 13, 2017
The IDC Leaves Tenants Out in the Cold
by Aisha Gomez, Sherryann Bain, & Lauren Nye   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

NEW YORK POST - Nov. 28, 2017
Landlord tries to evict 100-year-old in rent-controlled apartment
by Linda Massarella   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

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

 

 

 



 

NY DAILY NEWS - Sept. 17, 2017
Bill’s burden on gentrification: The mayor needs better plans to counter New York City’s biggest threat
by Jeremiah Moss   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

NPQ - Aug. 30, 2017
“Mass Evictions” Rise in Cities with Influx of Higher-Income Renters
by Pam Bailey   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS - Aug. 17, 2017
Tenants Under Siege: Inside New York City’s Housing Crisis
by Michael Greenberg   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

THE REAL DEAL - Aug. 7, 2017
This politician wants to let J-51 tenants know if their landlord is overcharging them
by Konrad Putzier   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

THE NEW YORK TIMES - July 25, 2017
Landlord raised rent for renovations never done, lawsuit says
by Kim Barker   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

NY DAILY NEWS - July 20, 2017
Tenants facing eviction will get lawyers paid for by city
by Erin Durkin   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

FINANCE & COMMERCE - July 18, 2017
Manhattan landlords are about to get graded
by Bloomberg News   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



 

THE VILLAGE VOICE - July 6, 2017
‘Preferential Rent’: How Landlords Kill NYC’s Affordable Apartments and Get Away With It
by Steven Wishnia   [ PDF ]

 

 




 

METROPOLITAN COUNCIL ON HOUSING - July, 2017
Landlords’ Lawsuit Against Tenant Protection Unit Dismissed
by Kenny Schaeffer   [ PDF ]

 

 




 

NY DAILY NEWS - Jun. 18, 2017
Landlord’s Upper West Side building ‘renovation’ forces tenants to use fire escape to access their apartments
by Sarah Gabrielli and Greg B. Smith   [ PDF ]


 





 

BOWERY BOOGIE - May 25, 2017
AG Introduces Bill that Would Hold Landlords Criminally Accountable for Tenant Harassment
by Samy Mahfar   [ PDF ]


 





 

ATTORNEY GENERAL PRESS RELEASE - May 24, 2017
A.G. Schneiderman Introduces Legislation To Criminally Crack Down On Tenant Harassment
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PROSPECT HEIGHTS PATCH - May 9, 2017
The Flipper's Playbook: How NYC Slumlords Terrorize Tenants And Get Away With It
by Simone Wilson, Patch Staff


 




 

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


 





 

ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN - Apr. 12, 2017
A.G. Schneiderman Announces New Legislation To Criminally Crack Down On Tenant Harassment   [ PDF ]  [ Video ]

 

 

 

 


 

AM NEWYORK - Apr. 12, 2017
NYC tenant harassment legislation proposed by AG Schneiderman
by Alison Fox   [ PDF ]

 

 

 

 


 

THE LO-DOWN - Apr. 7, 2017
Owner of 43 Essex St. Indicted on Mortgage Fraud Charges
by Ed Litvak   [ PDF ]

 







MANHATTAN EXPRESS - Mar. 8, 2017
Tenant Harassment Takes Center Stage
by Joaquin Cotler   [ PDF ]

 







NY DAILY NEWS - Dec. 21, 2016
Upper West Side slumlord trying to evict 94-year-old tenant days before Christmas
by Greg. B. Smith    [ PDF ]

 

 





CURBED NEW YORK - Dec. 3, 2016
One of NYC’s ‘worst landlords’ sues Public Advocate over disparaging title
by Rachel Sugar    [ PDF ]

 

 






EV GRIEVE - Nov. 2, 2016
Attorney General files lawsuit against landlord Marolda Properties; accused of intimidating rent-regulated tenants
[ PDF ]








NEW YORK DAILY NEWS - Nov. 1, 2016
New York attorney general sues Manhattan landlords for trying to illegally boot rent-regulated tenants
by Glenn Blain   [ PDF ]

 

 

 




NEW YORK OBSERVER - Sept. 30, 2016
Almost every tenant has his price
by Adam Bonislawski   [ PDF ]

 

 

 




NEW YORK TIMES - Sept. 23, 2016
A right to a lawyer to save your home
by The Editorial Board   [ PDF ]

 

 

 




NEW YORK TIMES - Sept. 23, 2016
Why isn't there a landlord blacklist?
by Ronda Kaysen  [ PDF ]

 

 

 




BRICK UNDERGROUND - Sept. 20, 2016
Ask Sam: Can I get on the lease of my mother's rent-stabilized apartment?
by Sam Himmelstein Law Firm   [ PDF ]

 

 

 




THE HUFFINGTON POST - Aug. 2, 2016
Who are the real gentrifiers of New York City?
by Jonathon Westin    [ PDF ]

 

 

 




NEW YORK TIMES - July 26, 2016
Landlord accused of harassing tenants is arrested
by Mireya Navarro and Kim Barker   [ PDF ]

 

 

 




LONGISLAND.COM - July 8, 2016
A.G. Schneiderman announces new strengthened team to spearhead office's tenant harassment and housing enforcement initiatives
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NY DAILY NEWS - July 6, 2016
New York Attorney General's office to crack down on housing-related abuses with investigative teams
by Glenn Blain   [ PDF ]

 

 


 



PIX11 - June 8, 2016
NYC super claims he was fired for refusing to snoop on tenants of rent-stabilized apartments
by Joe Mauceri   [ PDF ]

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DNA INFO NEW YORK - June 8, 2016
Super Axed For Refusing to Snoop Around Rent-Regulated Apartments: Lawsuit
by James Fanelli   [ PDF ]

 

 

 

 



BRICK UNDERGROUND - Apr. 21, 2016
Detangling "succession rights," a complicated issue for rent-regulated tenants
by Alanna Schubach   [ PDF ]

 

 







SOUTH BROOKLY LEGAL SERVICES - Feb. 19, 2016
Mayor de Blasio holds press conference to make announcement with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and NYS Homes and Community Renewal Commissioner Darryl Towns

 



NEW YORK TIMES - Jan. 13, 2016
U.S. will track secret buyers of luxury real estate
by Louise Story    [ PDF ]

 

 

 





Tenants betrayed
by Sue Susman   [ PDF ]

 

 



 



NYTENANT.NET - June 17, 2015
Tenants: Cuomo's Tenant Protection Unit a flop; harassment continues
by David Howard King   [ PDF ]

 

 






AM NEW YORK - June 12, 2015
Groups call for protecting NY rent laws
by Ivan Pereira   [ PDF ]

 

 








NYC - Feb. 19, 2015
Governor Cuomo, A.G. Schneiderman, Mayor Bill de Blasio Join Forces
to Combat Landlord Harassment of Tenants

[ Local Video ]



NEW YORK TIMES - Feb. 19,2015
New York City and state officials joining forces to combat tenant harassment
by Nikita Stewart   [ PDF ]

 

 

 



VILLAGE VOICE - Oct. 22, 2014
Burning down the house
by Anna Merlan   [ PDF ]


 

 




CREATAVIST - Sept., 2014
Destablilized: The fight for rent-stabilized apartments in New York
by Julia Shu and Zahra Ahmed   [ PDF ]

 

 

 





NEW YORK TIMES - July 2,  2014
There Goes the Neighborhood cafe
by Danny Meyers   [ PDF ]

 

 

 




COMMERCIAL OBSERVER - Apr. 10, 2013
Robert Perl: The East Village’s counterculture landlord
by Billy Gray   [ PDF ]

 

 

 




NEW YORK DAILY NEWS - May 28, 2012
Manhattan resident wins 'counter' argument
by Barbara Ross and Helen Kennedy   [ PDF ]

 

 

 




 

THE VILLAGE VOICE - Dec. 8, 2010
How can a religious person justify being a slumlord?
by Elizabeth Dwoskin   [ PDF ]

 

 


 


 

NEW YORK TIMES - May 24, 2010
Vanishing Treasure: The Rent-Regulated Apartment
by Christine Haughney   [ PDF ]

 

 

 

 

 


 

Falconite VILLAGE VOICE - Jul. 27, 1999
Your Landlord's Dick
by J.A. Lobbia   [ PDF