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April 30, 2016

What to do about overly demanding landlord. Rents might be slowly drifting down, in the general direction of Earth, but not at such a rate W...

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March 27, 2016

Dealing with a superintendent who is on a power trip. Mice don’t materialize out of thin air. They inhabit a building, traveling along its...

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May 04, 2015

What to do when your landlord won’t paint your apartment. Blinding white rental paint is bad enough, so a skim coat must be simply grim Wh...

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December 28, 2014

Writer’s obligations to her deceased friend’s landlord. If the landlord wants to repossess the apartment, he would likely have to sue th...

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January 04, 2015

Bogus nonprimary residence cases. Tales of the rent-stabilized tenant who owns a second home in some far-flung locale like Florida Bogus non...

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April 13, 2014

Getting out of dangerous living conditions. If you smell a toxic odor day and night, it’s no wonder you have a headache Getting out of dan...

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August 24, 2014

Telling an elderly writer’s landlord not to boss her around. First let’s deal with the fowl. The city does not limit how many hens a New...

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July 27, 2014

Is insufficient electricity the tenant’s problem? Sidewalk trees in New York City do not have it easy. They live in unreasonably cramped q...

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April 02, 2013

Susan in the news for she and her husband’s creative naming solution. When Elana Karopkin and Michael Rabinowitz had twin girlS Susan in t...

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