Mobilization for Justice Speaks Out on Tenant Harassment

MFY Supervising Attorney Justin LaMort speaks out on the growing problem of landlord harassment of tenants by construction in this article in Fox Business.  Advocacy by tenant groups and legal services providers spurred the City Council to pass new laws protecting tenants from harassment and strengthening enforcement, and New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently announced a $500,000 penalty for a landlord accused of harassing tenants.