Steve Croman

Landlord Steve Croman arrested for alleged tenant harassment He’s accused of coercing rent-regu爱上海同城论坛

lated residents to leave his buildings

Manhattan landlord Steve Croman – under investigation by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman since 2014 for alleged tenant harassment – surrendered to authorities Monday, and will face criminal charges.

Croman, who owns 140 buildings across the city, is accused of repeatedly harassing and intimidating rent-regulated tenants at his buildings, seeking to drive them out so they could be replaced with market-rate renters.

The specific charges against Croman haven’t yet been disclosed. Anthony Falconite – a former New York Police Department office上海贵族宝贝

r who worked for Croman, allegedly lying about his identity to gain access to residents’ units and subsequently falsely accusing them of violating rent-control rules – was上海龙凤论坛sh1f

also served with a civil suit Wednesday connected to the alleged harassment, the New York Daily New爱上海同城对对碰

s reported.

Internal emails filed with the suit showed Croman and his associates referring to tenants as “targets,” and called the process of allegedly forcing them out a “team sport.”

The landlord is also accused of undertaking disruptive renovations around rent-regulated tenants, often without permits, ignoring stop-work orders and exposing his residents to noise and lead-tainted dust, the Daily News reported. Croman has also allegedly ignored leg爱上海

itimate requests for renovations, and has been sued by the city a total of six times for allegedly lying about having fixed violations. [NYDN] – Ariel Stulberg

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