2015

  • David Hershey-Webb quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    My Landlord Lowered the Rent After I left Can I get a Rebate?

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in am New York:

    Ask an Expert: Can I get reimbursed for rent?

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    Is Lease Valid if Landlord Never Signs?

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  • Serge Joseph quoted in therealdeal.com:

    421g tax break battle heats up in NY courts

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    Can The Landlord Kick My Sick Father Out of his Rent-Stabilized Apartment

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  • Serge Joseph quoted in am New York:

    Ask an Expert: Can a relative keep a rent-stabilized apartment?

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  • David Hershey-Webb quoted in the New York Times:

    Recourse for Blacklisted Tenants

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – I Found Out My Apartment Used To Be Rent-Stabilized. Now What?

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – Can My Landlord Really Put A “Don’t Sue” Clause In My Lease?

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  • David Hershey-Webb quoted in www.therealdeal.com:

    Affordable Developer Banking on Huge Rent Hikes in harlem Despite Rent Regulated Status

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  • Kevin McConnell quoted in abcnew.go.com:

    Lawsuit – NYC Landlords Pushing Out Seniors, Disabled

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – Can My Landlord Evict Me if My Spouse Just Died?

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – Stabilized Renters: It Just Got Easier for Landlords to Give You the Boot

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    Decoding “Key Money,” An Old School NYC Real Estate Gambit

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    No Porn Allowed- And 6 Other Weird Things Your Landlord Can Demand

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – Can My Landlord Evict Me if My Spouse Just Died?

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com Ask Sam :

    What Does “Preferential Rent” Mean, and Are There Any Downsides?

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – My Building Went Co-Op, But It’s All Still Rentals. Should We Be Rent Stabilized?

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in brickunderground.com:

    5 Shady Landlord Harassment Tactics- And Why you Shouldn’t Fall for Them

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  • David Hershey-Webb’s Letter to the Editor of the New York Law Journal:

    Tenants, Landlords Not Equal Under New City Law

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    Thousands of Market Tenants May Be Rent Stabilized

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in brickunderground.com:

    Attention NYC Renters: Thanks to a New Ruling, Your Apartment Might Be Rent-Stabilized After All

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  • Kevin McConnell quoted in brickunderground.com:

    I Lost the Actual Paper Copy of My Co-op’s Stock Certificate- Is There a Way for Me to Replace It?

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in brickunderground.com:

    Does My Landlord Have to Wash My Windows?

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – Is My Landlord Obligated to Upgrade My Ancient Kitchen

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – Can I get the Landlord to Replace the Rickety Door to My Terrace?

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    How Often in the Owner of a Condo I am Renting Allowed to Stop by my Apartment

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  • Janet Kalson was quoted in www.gothamist.com:

    How To Lock In A $226-A-Month Lease in NYC for life

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in westsidespirit.com: Over Their Heads

  • Janet Kalson quoted in brickunderground.com:

    Bed Bug Rules

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  • Sam Himmelstein

    quoted in westsidespirit.com: Hidden Cameras Under Scrutiny

  • Janet Kalson quoted in New York Times – Ask Real Estate:

    Keeping Apartments Free of Mosquitoes

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – I Spend Most Nights at My Boyfriend’s Place These Days. Can My Landlord Kick Me Out of My Rent-Stabilized Apartment?

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  • David Hershey-Webb quoted in The Wall Street Journal :

    New York Rent Act Draws Conflicting Interpretations

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – How Do I Start a Tenants’ Association?

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  • Downtown Express:

    Tenants Fight for Rent Limits

     

  • New York Law Journal: David Hershey-Webb

    Letter to the Editor about Rent Act of 2015

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    My Con Ed Bill is Suspiciously High – What Do I Do?

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  • Time Out New York: How to deal with bed bugs, noisy neighbors and other NYC apartment problems

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  • The Wall Street Journal:

    New York City Tenants Cite Tax Credit in Fight Against Rent Increases

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  • ny.curbed.com:

    Fidi Couple Challenges Landlord Over Rent Increase and Gets Sued

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – How Much Security Deposit Can My Landlord Charge for a Rent-Stabilized Apartment?

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – Our Landlord is Demolishing Our Building. Can He Evict Us and Can We Get a Buyout?

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  • www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – Should My Neighbors And I Hire A Lawyer To Deal With A Possible Rent Increase?

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  • Ronald Languedoc quoted in New York Times Real Estate Section:

    Illegal Apartment Rentals

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  • HMGJ partner David Hershey-Webb

    on “Let Them Talk” with Paul DeRienzo on Manhattan Neighborhood Network. David calls for strengthening rent regulations and repeal of the MCI law.

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  • Kevin McConnell quoted in the New York Times:

    Ask Real Estate – When A Co-op Neighbor Breaks the Law

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  • Janet Ray Kalson quoted in Observer.com:

    Landlord Sues Tenant for Renting $1000/month apartment for up to $450/night

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  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – What Conditions Entitle Me to a Rent Abatement

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  • David Hershey-Webb and

    When A Rental Is Destroyed

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  • David Hershey-Webb quoted in the New York Times:

    Are Wall-Mounted Shelves and Unlawful Alteration?

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  • www.brickunderground:

    Ask Sam – Can My Landlord Charge Me Extra If I Build Shelves Into My Apartment?

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  • Elizabeth Donoghue quoted in brickunderground.com:

    Kicking Out the Crazy Co-op Board President

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  • Elizabeth Donoghue quoted in brickunderground.com:

    Staging a Co-op Coup

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  • Kevin McConnell to Appear at

    Co-op/Condo Conversion Forum

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  • David Hershey-Webb quoted in the Columbia Spectator: Housing Advocates Say Harlem Must Preserve Affordable Housing

  • Brickunderground.com: Buying from the Landlord

  • Ronald S. Languedoc quoted in New York Times Real Estate Section: “Breaking Up Is Hard for Renters”

  • www.brickunderground.com:

    Ask Sam – Rent Stabilization for Snow Birds.

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  • Kevin McConnell quoted in New York Times Real Estate section article on Harassment of Renters in Condo Conversions

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  • www.brickunderground: Ask Sam – Can My Landlord Make Me Pay His Legal Fees?

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  • New York Law Journal: Janet R. Kalson decision featured in NYLJ – Housing Court Rulings Clash Over Building Shaftway Issue

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  • BrickUnderground.com: Ask Sam – I Got a Job Offer Out of State. Can I Sublet My Rent-Stabilized Apartment?

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  • BrickUnderground.com: Ask Sam – Can My Landlord Kick Me Out of My Apartment to Move in His Family?

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  • nytimes.com: When Smoke Gets in Your Closet: Fireplaces; Rent-Stabilization and Eviction; Co-op Board Rights

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  • Illegal Hotel City Council Hearing Testimony

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  • BrickUnderground.com: Ask Sam: Can I get evicted because of my neighbors’ noise complaints?

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  • BrickUnderground.com: New Yorkers’ biggest misconceptions about rent-stabilization

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  • BrickUnderground.com: A landlord asked to see my current apartment before renting to me. Is that normal?

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  • BrickUnderground.com: Ask Sam: What’s a “Major Capital Improvement,” and does it really mean my landlord can raise the rent?

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  • BrickUnderground.com: From Brooklyn ‘creep’ to dog-friendly digs, a real person’s guide to housing in 2015

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