Monthly Archives: October 2014

In Columbia Apartments Battle, It’s The Long-Term Renters Who Pay

How hidden cameras and housing court are used by one West Side landlord to force out rent-stabilized tenants. This story was first published Oct. 9, 2014 in the West Side Spirit. Gloria Mejia’s son took a long look at the smoke … Continue reading

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Naming the wrong names

Scrolling through my Twitter feed today I saw a tweet from Public Advocate Letitia James touting her new NYC Landlords Watchlist, which names the 100 worst landlords in the city. The list is compiled using building violation data from the … Continue reading

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