MFJ in the News …
MFJ attorneys appeared in housing court on behalf of Chelsea residents displaced after a fire in their building. NBC News covered the case and sought answers from the landlord about her legal obligations to maintain the rent-regulated tenancies.
Uptown 1 Radio talks to MFJ Attorney Justin LaMort about a new report on Airbnb’s practices, which are shown to be contributing to racial gentrification in Harlem and other areas of NYC. LaMort notes that 1.2% of the available housing stock in NYC is off the rental market because the apartments are used exclusively for Airbnb rentals.
MFJ Attorney Ariana Lindermayer’s Op-Ed in Crain’s New York argues for passage of state legislation to strengthen consumer protections by clearly defining what constitutes unfair, unlawful or deceptive acts.
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