Posts Tagged ‘Landlords’

Landlord Raised Rents for Renovations Never Done, Lawsuit Says | NY Times

Landlord Raised Rents for Renovations Never Done, Lawsuit Says | NY Times

By KIM BARKER Randy Garcia thought she might be paying too much for her rent-regulated apartment in Washington Heights in Manhattan: about $1,800 a month. It was more than she could afford with her job handling medical records. Eventually she asked the state for a history of rent increases on the apartment. She learned that […]


MAP: Highest Percentage of Manhattan’s ‘Worst’ Landlords Are Uptown | DNAinfo

MAP: Highest Percentage of Manhattan's 'Worst' Landlords Are Uptown | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong UPPER MANHATTAN — When it comes to Manhattan’s worst landlords, Uptown has more than any other area in the borough — with dozens of buildings beset by mold, chronic leaks and the lack of heat and hot water. According to a landlord watch list recently released by Public Advocate Letitia James, 69 […]


And If You Don’t Know… Unsympathetic Landlords Pushing Local Businesses Out

And If You Don’t Know… Unsympathetic Landlords Pushing Local Businesses Out

BY Ayisha Oglivie (@AyishaGisel) Contrary to the name printed on the awning for a local bodega, which says “La Simpatia” the landlord BLDG Management Co. is completely unsympathetic to community needs and plans to terminate the owner’s lease this week. Abinader Grocery (4051 Broadway between 170th and 171st Street) is in jeopardy of being shut […]


Illegal Status Keeps Immigrant Tenants In Poor Housing | The Uptowner

Illegal Status Keeps Immigrant Tenants In Poor Housing | The Uptowner

By Sune Engel Rasmussen “It’s very dirty here, all the apartments have rats,” says Catalina Espinosa, 34, who opens her door on the fifth floor carrying an infant son with one arm while a daughter peeks out from behind her. Three stories below, Tino Torres, 40, has lived with rodents for all his five years […]

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