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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

The Worst Rental Unit in the World?

In case you're looking for real-life landlord/tenant problems to incorporate into your exam:

Several notable features of Flatbush Gardens, a 59-building rental complex in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, are missing from its inviting ads, which show comely young couples enjoying life there.  Among the site’s woes: dried feces and toilet paper carpet some basements, unleashing an unholy stink; one of its owners, David Bistricer, is on the New York City public advocate’s “worst landlords” list; and it has 8,100 outstanding building violations, 400 of which have been added in the past two months. . . .  In October, the workers filed a complaint with the Occupational Saftey and Health Administration, citing conditions like overflowing raw sewage, leaking overhead waste pipes and vermin infestations.

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Your link is bad! Sounds like a gruesome story though.

Posted by: Rebecca Tushnet | Dec 15, 2010 5:59:59 AM

I fixed it. Gruesome, indeed.

Posted by: Ben Barros | Dec 15, 2010 8:40:17 AM

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