Landlord must safeguard vacant building #25733.

Position:DOB VIOLATIONS - Brief article
 
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DOB issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to maintain a vacant building. DOB observed that the building interior was in disrepair and that the second-floor ceiling was open. Landlord claimed that vandals had cut into the ceiling to steal copper piping and that he had repaired the hole right away after reporting a break-in. The ALJ ruled for landlord and dismissed the violation. DOB appealed and won. Landlord didn't submit any...

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