Bill DeBlasio recently updated his worst landlords list in NYC. Check it out! If your landlord is on this list and you are a tenant that wants to organize – let us know.
DNAinfo reports that in
HARLEM — A vast majority of Manhattan’s worst buildings are in Washington Heights, Inwood and Harlem, according to a watchlist by Public Advocate Bill Deblasio, which details the worst landlords and their properties citywide.
Some 45 of the borough’s 56 buildings included on the list — for violations ranging from mold to lead paint — are located in the area, according to the report. Four of the five with the worst record are in Harlem, one is in Washington Heights and all have at least 240 violations each, the report said.
Topping the list is 307 W. 153 St. in Harlem, which has racked up 398 violations, while the second worst building, at 206 Audubon Ave., has 367 violations, according to the list.
The landlord who has racked up the most violations citywide is Josh Neustein of 1071 Home Corp., who has eight buildings, including four in Upper Manhattan, and a total of 1,187 violations, 753 of them considered hazardous, according to the list.