New York City's Worst Landlord Is...New York City
Public Advocate Tish James released the list on Wednesday, alongside a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio blasting his 'inadequate management' of NYCHA.
Updated: Dec 19, 2018 4:18 PM
Rats, Cold, Darkness: South Bronx Tenants Say Slumlord's Son Is Putting Them Through Hell
'We were barely getting any heat and I think it’s because we were being punished because the landlord just wanted us out. There was garbage everywhere… That’s around the time that rats and mice started to infest the building.'
Updated: Oct 31, 2018 2:46 PM
Thousands Of Rent-Stabilized Apartments At Risk As NYC Phases Out Controversial Homeless Shelter Program
A combination of lax state oversight and rent law loopholes mean landlords could have a field day.
Updated: Jun 29, 2017 6:34 PM
The Case For Licensing Landlords
And posting restaurant-style letter grades in apartment building lobbies.
Updated: Feb 23, 2017 2:17 PM
No Jail Time For Slumlords Who Drove Out Rent-Stabilized Tenants
Under the terms of the plea deal, they were sentenced to five years of probation and 500 hours of community service.
Updated: Nov 29, 2016 2:53 PM
Bronx Tenants Battle Rapacious Landlords Over Rat-Infested, Run-Down Apartments
“It’s all rooted in a history of displacing us. We’re not viewed as human beings. It’s about money. Capital."
Updated: Jun 23, 2016 5:50 PM
City Threatens Rent Strike Against 8 Of The 'Worst Landlords'
One of the landlords is currently a defendant in at least 25 active housing lawsuits, five of which go to court today.
Updated: May 26, 2016 4:23 PM
Brooklyn Landlords Run From State Investigators: "They've Had This Coming"
"They've been really bad landlords for a really long time."
Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:11 PM
Is Your Landlord One Of The Worst In NYC?
Find out with this handy map.
Updated: Nov 25, 2015 4:45 PM
New Legislation Tries To Protect Tenants From Landlords Who Use Renovations To Drive Them Out
"Landlords have this benefit of making life miserable for the tenants... and maybe getting those tenants to take a buyout."
Updated: Sep 30, 2015 2:55 PM
Housing Court May Seize Bushwick Property From Notorious Brooklyn Slumlords
A pair of crooked Brooklyn landlords may finally getting their comeuppance.
Updated: Apr 25, 2014 12:43 PM
Notorious Bushwick Slumlord Blames Tenants For Demolished Apartments
A notorious slumlord accused of purposefully destroying several Brooklyn apartments in an attempt to legally evict his rent-stabilized tenants has finally spoken up in a trial.
Updated: Apr 5, 2014 11:16 AM
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