Monthly Archives: August 2015

Whoops, Was That Stabilized?

The owners of 2400 rental apartments receiving 421a tax benefits failed to register them as rent stabilized with DHCR, according to the State Attorney General and City Housing Department. The agencies sent 194 owners notices this week ordering them to … Continue reading

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State, City Duplicate Cooling Tower Regs

New City and State registration, inspection and cleaning requirements for cooling towers were enacted this week in response to the outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease that has killed 12 people. The City requirements are similar to the State’s, but separate. Apparently … Continue reading

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Cooling Towers Targeted

Rooftop cooling towers must be inspected for Legioinella ¬†bacteria within two weeks of the building receiving a Department of Health Order issued yesterday. Towers must also be disinfected regardless of whether the bacteria is found. The move comes after an … Continue reading

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