Judge Denies Queens Landlord's Attempt to Block AG James from Seeking Justice for Tenants

Posted to Applied Web NY on Fri, 05/01/2020 - 14:31

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and Governor Andrew Cuomo issued the following statements in response to a court’s decision to deny Zara Realty’s attempts to dismiss a lawsuit from the Attorney General’s Office over violations of New York’s rent stabilization and tenant harassment laws. In the denial, Justice Kathryn E. Freed of the New York State Supreme Court of New York County ruled that Zara Realty, its owners, and its associated LLCs, can in fact be held liable for these alleged violations.

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