Landlords

New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Passes Bill Doubling Fines For Landlords Found Guilty Of Harassing Tenants

Tuesday’s vote also forces those landlords to be publicly listed as offenders on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s website.

09/24/2014

Lawn sign in Stony Brook (credit: CBS 2)

Town Cracks Down On Illegal Room Rentals Near Stony Brook University Campus

The Town of Brookhaven has taken 68 landlords to court this year for allegedly illegally renting rooms to students in their single-family homes. At least 30 other homes are under investigation.

07/30/2013

Little Italy's Mulberry Street (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Little Italy Residents Fight To Save Historic District

Longtime Little Italy residents and business owners have complained of being squeezed out by greedy landlords, but one man is appealing for help to save the historic district.

02/23/2013

Mayor MIchael Bloomberg

Bloomberg To Landlords: Restore Storm-Damaged Services, And Do It Now

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday he has sent letters to landlords, ordering them to restore services damaged by Superstorm Sandy as temperatures drop, and use the city’s Rapid Repair Program if they have not done so.

11/26/2012

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / photo: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

Public Hearing In Westchester To Address Possible Rent Hikes

Renters and landlords are getting their chance to sound off about possible increases.

06/06/2011

Midtown Manhattan is seen from the air - New York, NY - Oct 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

NYC Getting Proactive On Slumlords

Until now, the city would wait for complaints then check for violations in a building sliding into distress.

01/14/2011

Thermostat on Money - Graphic: AP

Public Advocate Turns Up The Heat On Stingy Landlords

Public Advocate pushing for tougher punishments on landlords who don’t turn on the heat.

12/08/2010

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Public Advocate To Landlords: Get Your Act Together

Landlords of rundown buildings are also renting to space to New York City, according to Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. He said the city should use its economic power to hold them accountable.

11/14/2010