Another Lawsuit Against Harlem Landlord Scharfman Organization Gets Green Light

Residents of a row of East Harlem apartment buildings can proceed with a class-action lawsuit accusing their landlord of charging them illegally high rents, a state court ruled this week. Continue Reading →

New Bill Seeks To Prohibit Landlords From Harlem To Hollis On Misleading Info About Rent-Regulated Tenants

An explosive new study released by the housing watchdog group, the Housing Rights Initiative (HRI) reveals that many landlords across the city allegedly lied about rent-regulated apartments in their buildings, and still got approvals from the city’s Department of Buildings. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Landlords Skirted Rent Stabilization Rules, Lawsuits Claim

AMNY reports the nonprofit Housing Rights Initiative and its law firm partners are slated to file four class action lawsuits Thursday alleging East Harlem landlords have benefited from a tax break without abiding by rent rules tied to the incentive. Continue Reading →

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