Homeowners score legal victory in New York after landlord handcuffed in $1M home heist

$1 million worth of “optics” left handcuffed homeowner after changing locks on squatter’s home in Queens, New York State Legislature recommends new measures to protect property owners A real estate lawyer told FOX News Digital that he was forced to enact strict new laws. Part of New York’s 2024 state budget agreement, signed into law […]

Squatter sublets NYC apartment while owing landlord $72K in rent

A cunning squatter extorted the landlord of at least $72,000 in rent for a Lower East Side apartment, then sublet it for tens of thousands of dollars in profits, the owner alleges. Computer programmer Thor Boucher hasn’t paid a dime for three years on his discounted $2,000 a month apartment on Essex Street, a two-bedroom, […]

NYC’s ‘worst landlord’ gets punched on Rikers Island

New York City’s so-called “worst landlord” was punched in the face within hours of booking himself to Rikers Island on Friday and had to be briefly hospitalized. And the residents of Daniel Ohebshalom’s dilapidated, rat-infested apartment complex can’t help but feel like he was expecting it. “I had to pay for repairs to the kitchen […]

NYC tenants sue landlord, city over installation of roof battery

Aggrieved renters in Brooklyn have filed an unusual lawsuit regarding battery storage. At 315 Berry Street in Williamsburg, residents have filed a lawsuit against the city and the building's owner over a plan to have a private company install a giant lithium-ion battery on the roof. If built, the substation would be the first in […]