Imagine 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.
There’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.
Until now, the city would wait for complaints then check for violations in a building sliding into distress.
The bill is aimed at cracking down on slumlords, but Yonkers City Council President Chuck Leznick says the public nuisance abatement law is flawed.