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Landlord-Tenant Dispute

Landlord-Tenant Dispute

Brooklyn Brothers Indicted in Tenant Pushout Scheme

98 Linden Street.

These landlords have given a whole new definition to homewreckers.

Two Brooklyn brothers have been charged with unlawful eviction, along with pushing (or attempting to push) tenants out of rent-regulated buildings in bustling neighborhoods including Bushwick and Williamsburg, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. The pair allegedly had a penchant for nudging tenants out by beginning work on the kitchen and bathroom—leaving some to survive on a hotplate for months—never to be finished. Read More