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Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Bushwick Landlord Accused Of Trying To Force Rent-Stabilized Tenants Out Testifies For First Time

Joel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.

04/04/2014

Brooklyn Apartment Trashed

CBS 2 Exclusive: Complaints Mount Against Brooklyn Landlords Accused Of Wrecking Apartments

The lives of some Bushwick, Brooklyn residents have been turned upside down, after their apartments were left in ruins and they said their landlords were to blame.

03/07/2014

A pair of Brooklyn families claim that their landlord trashed their apartments in an effort to force them out of their rent-stabilized homes. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Families Say Landlord Trashed Their Homes In Attempt To Force Them Out

There are dead rodents and bugs all over and the two families have been forced to share a neighbor’s kitchen and bathroom.

02/25/2014