Monthly Archives: September 2014

Harassment Fines Doubled

The City Council, Tuesday, doubled potential fines for landlords harassing tenants to $10,000 and provided that HPD post the names of property owners convicted of harassment on its website. The legislation expands a 2008 law under which there have been … Continue reading

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We’re Moving

We’re Moving. And more! ABO is moving next week to 5 Hanover Square, Suite 1605, New York, NY 10004.¬† Phone and fax numbers remain the same. We will be co-locating with Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) and working more closely … Continue reading

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One for one?

Carl Weisbrod, chairman of the City Planning Commission, says every request for a zoning variance will trigger an affordable housing mandate. Weisbrod told an audience at New York Law School that the administration will propose formal requirements by the end … Continue reading

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Do you smell that?

Well, that stinks. At least if you live in Koreatown or Greenwood Heights. Not so great in Vinegar Hill or St. Albans either.¬†Brickunderground¬†had someone crunch the odor complaints from 311 calls to find the smelliest neighborhoods. The good news is … Continue reading

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