Sunset Park Tenants Say They've Launched Rent Strike Against Landlord From HellImagine having your electricity go off every 15 minutes during this intense heat wave. That’s what a group of tenants in Sunset Park, Brooklyn say is happening to them.
Public Advocate de Blasio Declares War On NYC SlumlordsThere’s a new housing scam to report. Bad landlords, reportedly lining their pockets with taxpayer dough for housing the formerly homeless -- but in deplorable conditions.
NYC Getting Proactive On SlumlordsUntil now, the city would wait for complaints then check for violations in a building sliding into distress.
Public Hearing Planned On Yonkers Nuisance LawThe bill is aimed at cracking down on slumlords, but Yonkers City Council President Chuck Leznick says the public nuisance abatement law is flawed.