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Some of the damage from a North Bergen, N.J. armed robbery. (credit: CBS 2)

North Bergen Apartment Owner Recalls Armed Robbery In Office

The victim has owned an apartment building on Kennedy Boulevard in North Bergen for more than a decade.

04/30/2014

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)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Commissioner Says HPD Is ‘Pursuing Every Tool’ Against Brooklyn Landlord

After repeated tries, CBS 2 finally tracked down a city commissioner who has the power to get their homes fixed and their landlord punished.

04/09/2014

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

Maria DeTommaso

Woman Claims Right To Rent-Controlled Apartment After Being Adopted By Former Tenant

A new twist has emerged in a landlord-tenant dispute over a rent-controlled apartment in Long Island City, Queens.

03/25/2014

Brooklyn Apartment Trashed

Brooklyn Tenants Face Landlord In Court, Say He Trashed Apartments To Push Them Out

A group of tenants in Brooklyn say their landlord is trashing the property to push out long-time residents and then raise the rents.

03/19/2014

Rasel Siddiquee (credit: NYPD)

Tenant Arrested In Brooklyn Landlord’s Murder

The body of 57-year-old Mahuddin Mahmud was found Tuesday in the basement of a building he owned on McDonald Avenue in Kensington.

01/08/2014

Brooklyn Landlord Murder

Landlord Found Brutally Murdered In Brooklyn Building

Police on Tuesday were trying to solve a murder mystery in Brooklyn after a landlord’s own brother discovered him dead with his throat slashed and face burned.

01/07/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo: Landlord Is Harassing Low-Income Tenants To Get Them To Leave

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday served a major subpoena on a New York City landlord, accusing the firm of kicking immigrant tenants out just so it could raise the rents.

06/25/2013

Demonstrators at the Rent Guidelines Board vote, June 20, 2013. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Rent Increases Approved For A Million Rent-Controlled Tenants

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board has voted rent can go up 4 percent on one-year leases and 7.75 percent on two-year leases on rent-stabilized apartments.

06/20/2013

Tenants hold signs at the Rent Guidelines Board public hearing, June 13, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Landlords, Tenants Face Off At Rent Guidelines Board Public Hearing

Under the proposal, a one-year lease could see a rent increase from 3.25 percent to 6.25 percent. A two-year lease could go up from 5 percent to 9.5 percent, according to the rent board.

06/13/2013

Residents told CBS 2 that a broken elevator in the building has left them trapped in their own homes. (Credit Google Maps)

Residents Say Broken Elevator Is Making Them Prisoners In Their Own Homes

The city said it has been receiving complaints about the elevator since 2012, and residents said they have been begging for help.

05/24/2013

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Queens Landlord Upset With Court System After Tenant Gets Away Without Paying Rent

A landlord in the Ozone Park section of Queens says that the court system is completely unfair to landlords, and he cites one specific example to prove his case.

03/14/2012

This is the building where Puglla says the heat is turned off at night. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Vows To Crack Down On Heat-Meiser Landlords

On Wednesday Mayor Michael Bloomberg was asked why the city hasn’t helped residents being persecuted by landlords who refuse to provide heat. His answer may lead to better times for the oppressed.

02/09/2011

Gladys Puglla says her landlord has turned off the heat at night for the last 12 years (Photo/CBS 2)

Brooklyn Tenant: Landlord Shuts Off Heat Every Night

This year’s tough winter has left thousands of New York City residents literally out in the cold. Many have been fighting for heat with landlords who don’t provide it.

02/08/2011

(Photo/Google Street View)

Brooklyn Landlord Accused In Tenant’s Death

The NYPD says Jacqueline Wesley-Rosa, 49, was arrested Wednesday on murder and criminal possession of a weapon charges.

09/09/2010

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