Bushwick Landlord Accused Of Trying To Force Rent-Stabilized Tenants Out Testifies For First TimeJoel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.
Woman Claims Right To Rent-Controlled Apartment After Being Adopted By Former TenantA new twist has emerged in a landlord-tenant dispute over a rent-controlled apartment in Long Island City, Queens.
Brooklyn Tenants Face Landlord In Court, Say He Trashed Apartments To Push Them OutA group of tenants in Brooklyn say their landlord is trashing the property to push out long-time residents and then raise the rents.
Tenant Arrested In Brooklyn Landlord's MurderThe body of 57-year-old Mahuddin Mahmud was found Tuesday in the basement of a building he owned on McDonald Avenue in Kensington.
Landlord Found Brutally Murdered In Brooklyn BuildingPolice 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.
Cuomo: Landlord Is Harassing Low-Income Tenants To Get Them To LeaveGov. 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.
Rent Increases Approved For A Million Rent-Controlled TenantsThe 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.
Landlords, Tenants Face Off At Rent Guidelines Board Public HearingUnder 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.
Residents Say Broken Elevator Is Making Them Prisoners In Their Own HomesThe city said it has been receiving complaints about the elevator since 2012, and residents said they have been begging for help.
Queens Landlord Upset With Court System After Tenant Gets Away Without Paying RentA 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.
NYC Vows To Crack Down On Heat-Meiser LandlordsOn 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.