Tag Archives: ‘Landlord’

Judge awards graffiti artists $6.7mn after 'callous' landlord destroys buildings (PHOTOS)

A New York judge has awarded a group of graffiti artists $ 6.7 million after buildings that displayed their work were destroyed to make way for luxury condos. The artwork had been displayed for decades in an area of Queens known as ‘5Pointz.’ The graffiti had become a huge tourist attraction, drawing in thousands of visitors daily until it was ...

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Sex for rent offered by creepy landlord, seedy underbelly of UK housing market culture exposed

A sleazy Welsh landlord has been caught offering women free rent in exchange for regular sex. The man was covertly filmed saying he would waive the £650 ($ 920) per month rent in exchange for sex once a week. An undercover reporter caught up with the landlord in Cardiff. He had advertised an annex on Craigslist for £650 ($ 920) ...

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De Blasio signs bills to protect tenants from landlord harassment

Mayor de Blasio signed into law a package of 18 bills aimed at protecting tenants whose landlords use construction as a form of harassment Wednesday. The bills include a measure that will block developers who owe the Department of Buildings more than $ 25,000 in fines from pulling new construction permits, measures that expand the definition of harassment and increase ...

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Landlord sues East Village man with Confederate flags in windows

An Alphabet City resident who has enraged neighbors by hanging Confederate flags in the windows of his sixth-floor apartment now faces a lawsuit from his landlord who calls him a “clearly disturbed individual.” The owner of the building at E. Eighth St. and Avenue D filed papers in Manhattan Supreme Court arguing that William Green had violated the terms of ...

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Mayoral hopeful Sal Albanese pitches foreign landlord tax

Sal Albanese, the Democratic mayoral primary hopeful, proposed a tax on wealthy foreign landlords to pay for affordable housing Wednesday. “I’m proposing a pied-a-terre tax, which would tax foreign investors who park their money in luxury real estate all over the city,” Albanese said outside City Hall, saying 15% of the city’s luxury housing was owned by foreign investors who ...

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NYC residents suing landlord for eviction delay against ex-doctor

A trio of Upper West Side residents are out of patience with a disgraced doctor they claim has been stalking and tormenting them thanks to their landlord’s attempts at evicting the former physician, according to a lawsuit filed Friday. Susan Bond, Elizabeth Pollack and Sarah Weiss claim in court papers they “are unable to enter or exit their apartment, entertain ...

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Nightmare landlord Jared Kushner stirs suit from Brooklyn eatery

An Italian restaurant that leases space in a luxury apartment building owned by President Trump’s son-in-law has refused to fork over rent — the owners claiming they’re fed up with shoddy conditions and construction noise. The food fight erupted in February, when La Nonna, the eatery at 184 Kent Ave. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, stopped paying its monthly tab to the ...

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NYC landlord demands tenants prove immig status or face eviction

Prove you’re a citizen — or get out. A letter from a Queens landlord to tenants of a Corona building raises the threat of eviction to anyone who can’t show they’re in the U.S. legally. The notice, sent to residents of all 23 apartments at the corner of 42nd Ave. and Junction Blvd. last week, demands each leaseholder appear at ...

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Queens landlord pushes DHS tip line to scare immigrants: tenants

A landlord who’s faced past allegations of tenant harassment has posted signs touting a Department of Homeland Security tip line in some of his Queens buildings, which have unnerved some tenants. Between President Trump’s push to deport undocumented residents and a spike in immigration raids, the Bangladeshi tenants of a Zara Realty apartment building on 168th St. in Jamaica are ...

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'Supergirl' Star Tyler Hoechlin Sues Landlord

New TV Superman SuesWe Didn’t Trash Our Pad… Fork Over the Dough 5/29/2017 12:40 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE “Supergirl” actor Tyler Hoechlin‘s Man of Steel act didn’t charm his landlord … he says the guy screwed him out of $ 10k when he moved out of his apartment. Hoechlin and his roomie, Ryan Guzman — the hot dude from J Lo’s “The Boy ...

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