Repeated complaints made by Mr. Greene, a month to month tenant, to his landlord about the rat infested hallway and faulty plumbing were ignored. In desperation, Mr. Greene notified the local housing authority. An investigation by a building inspector revealed several housing code violations. An order to repair the defects was issued to the landlord. On receipt of the order, the landlord sent Mr. Greene a notice terminating the tenancy in 30 days.
Too often, one senses that those who dominate the in rem policy de-bates are presiding over a funeral, while accusing each other of murder.
Addresses the problem of squatting in NYC and how the many objections to squatting can be dismissed. It describes squatting campaigns like ACORN and MHANY.
Rent stabilization is an invaluable tool in the fight for NYC affordable housing. But property owners are using a loophole to remove stabilization.
Experts discuss legal developments and related ramifications one year after President Trump declared a national emergency at the U.S. Southern Border with Mexico in order to build a wall.