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New York City Begins Lead Paint Testing in 135,000 Apartments

Mayor Bill de Blasio kicked off the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) (The Projects) new lead-based paint testing program on Monday, April 15. According to a WABC news report, for the first time ever, 135,000 apartments will be tested … Continue reading

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NY Appellate Court Upholds Variance Denials to Enable More Apartments for Student Housing

Petitioner owns property that contains eight buildings with one- and two-bedroom apartments leased to college students.  Petitioner sought to create additional housing on this property and applied first for 5 area variances, later withdrew 2 but continued with the 3 … Continue reading

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CLE on Ownership of Cooperative Apartments and Condominiums by Trusts: An Overview of Popular Trusts and Obtaining Transfer Approval from Cooperative Boards

The New York City Bar is holding a webcast entitled, Ownership of Cooperative Apartments and Condominiums by Trusts: An Overview of Popular Trusts and Obtaining Transfer Approval from Cooperative Boards, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00… … Continue reading

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Mayor Says NYCHA is Making Progress Repairing Lead Tainted Apartments

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke in defense of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) saying the city agency is making progress repairing deteriorating apartments in public housing developments. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, prosecutors in … Continue reading

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Partition Actions for Cooperative Apartments

Last week’s blog post discussed legal issues relating to a foreclosure as it applies to cooperative apartments in New York State.  To summarize, because cooperatives are considered shares in a corporation, and not real property, different legal procedures are necessary when … Continue reading

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