Posted on May 17, 2013
A lawyer sought an injunction to prevent a CBS series about the office of the Brooklyn district attorney, Charles J. Hynes, from including anything about his client, a landlord charged after a fatal fire.
Posted on April 30, 2013
The city?s Buildings Department has long made landlords the focus of its attack on illegal rental apartments, but has now decided to go after those listing and showing the homes.
Posted on April 25, 2013
The tenants of one Dumbo building have turned their apartments into otherworldly environments. But after filing for legal protection, they are at odds with their once-benevolent landlord.
Posted on February 09, 2013
Alan Lapes, a major private operator of homeless shelters in New York City, runs them as a for-profit organization, charging the city many times what the rooms would normally rent for.
Posted on January 21, 2013
Most landlords, lured by the promise of building lucrative apartments in the area, are reluctant to devote space to commercial tenants who pay little and might wither as quickly as they bloom.
Posted on January 17, 2013
<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/30/opinion/tipping-the-scales-in-housing-court.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss"><img src="http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2012/11/30/opinion/1130OPEDhirsch/1130OPEDhirsch-thumbStandard.jpg" border="0" height="75" width="75" hspace="4" align="left"></a>If we appointed lawyers in eviction cases, we could reduce homelessness and uphold our ideals of fundamental fairness.
Posted on January 07, 2013
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