2017

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    My neighbor’s smoking is stinking up my apartment. What can I do?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    There was a fire next door and it’s aggravating my asthma. Can I break my lease?

    Read More

  • William Gribben quoted in New York Times:

    Can the Landlord Use My Apartment to Stage Work?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    Can I do an apartment swap over the holidays if my apartment is rent stabilized?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    I have no lease and am renting month-to-month. Can I move out whenever I want?

    Read More

  • David Hershey-Webb sings about rent regulations on brickunderground.com:

    The Battle of Rent Regulation’: Attorney puts NYC tenants’ struggles to music

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    My landlord claims I’m not rent-stabilized because a J-51 subsidy expired before I moved in. Is this true?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    How much can my landlord charge me for paying my rent late?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    Can my barking dog get me evicted?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    I’m rent-stabilized. What is the procedure for subletting my apartment?

    Read More

  • William Gribben quoted in New York Times:

    Could You Be Living in an Illegal Apartment?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in the New York Times:

    Do I Have to Allow a Private Investigator Into My Apartment?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    Ask Sam: My landlord promised not to raise my preferential rent, but now he is. What can I do?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in the New York Times:

    Renting a Second Apartment for a Spouse Under Care

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein appeared on the radio show, Eyes on Real Estate with Dottie Herman, on AM970, on Saturday, September 16, 2017.

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick underground:

    Here’s what your landlord has to do if your child tests positive for lead

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick underground:

    Ask Sam: My landlady moved me out of a stabilized unit, and now she wants to raise my rent by $400. What can I do?

    Read More

  • William Gribben and Sam Himmelstein quoted in the New York Times:

    What if Friends Stay Past the Landlord’s Limit?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    My landlord isn’t cashing my checks and hasn’t renewed my lease. Can I get away with not paying rent?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    Is my landlord obligated to replace my bathtub with something safer?

    Read More

  • Serge Joseph quoted in Daily News:

    Lower Manhattan rent dispute causes judicial split over tax break

    Read More

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

    Aging and Rent Stabilization

    Read More

  • HMGJ Partner Serge Joseph Wins Second Victory For Downtown 421-g Tenants

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    Latest Brick article

    Read More

  • David Hershey-Webb quoted in Village Voice:

    ‘Preferential Rent’: How Landlords Kill NYC’s Affordable Apartments and Get Away With It

    Read More

  • Serge Joseph quoted in therealdeal.com:

    Tenants Defeat Clipper Equity in Rent Stabilization Suit

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick underground:

    Ask Sam: Can my landlord make me pay for my own bed bug extermination?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick underground:

    Ask Sam: I just found out my apartment is illegal. What should I do?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick underground:

    Why can’t the city simply seize buildings from negligent landlords, and turn them over to the tenants?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in The New York Times:

    Billing Tenants for Trash Violations

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in www.gothamist.com:

    Kushner’s Family Tries To Evict Williamsburg Cafe That Bounced Back From Fire

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick underground:

    I have power of attorney for my friend, but her landlord keeps refusing my checks. Can they do that?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick underground:

    Ask Sam: My landlord is verbally and physically harassing me. What can I do?

    Read More

  • David Hershey-Webb quoted in Chelsea News:

    Tenant Advocates Take on DHCR.

  • Kevin McConnell quoted in the Brick Underground:

    My neighbor’s construction has left a dangerous pile of debris near our building and is attracting cat-sized rats. What’s our recourse?

    Read More

  • Serge Joseph quoted in Downtown Express:

    Destabilized! Landlord beats lawsuit from tenants seeking rent-stabilization protections under 421-g

     

  • Kevin McConnell quoted in the Brick Underground:

    What Repairs Are Covered by the Building in a Co-Op?

    Read More

  • Jesse Gribben quoted in Daily News:

    Bureaucratic Error Threatens 96-Year Old Man with Eviction From his Rent-Stabilized Apartment

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    Ask Sam: Can I sue my landlord for excessive construction noise in the building?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein

    quoted in Brick Underground: Ask Sam: How should I handle a landlord who keeps sending me frivolous bills for his legal fees?

  • Kevin McConnell quoted in Brick Underground:

    Why do some buildings have such high monthly maintenance fees—and should it affect my decision to buy?

    Read More

  • Elizabeth Donoghue quoted in The New York Times:

    An Apartment with a Mold Problem

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in The New York Times:

    Endless Parties Next Door

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in the Brick Underground:

    Ask Sam: Can my landlord charge a fee at every renewal—and refuse to give me a copy of the lease?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in the Brick Underground:

    Ask Sam: Is it OK for me to rent out my rent-stabilized apartment on Airbnb?

    Read More

  • David Hershey-Webb quoted in The Real Deal:

    DHCR Delays in Processing Overcharge Complaints

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in the Brick Underground:

    Ask Sam: I’ve been living in my mom’s stabilized apartment, but never put my name on the lease. Can I claim succession rights?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in the Brick Underground:

    Ask Sam: Can my landlord withhold my security deposit in exchange for an extra free month?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in Brick Underground:

    What can I do if my landlord is renting stabilized apartments on Airbnb?

    Read More

  • Sam Himmelstein quoted in the Brick Underground:

    Is my landlord legally required to put locks on my windows?

    Read More