Landlord responsible for prior landlord's illegal conversion: #23292.

Position:DOB VIOLATIONS - Brief article
 
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DOB issued a violation notice to landlord for unlawful conversion of a dwelling for occupancy by more than the legally authorized number of families. DOB's inspector said that landlord added a Class A apartment with a three-piece bathroom, kitchen area, and a bedroom to the cellar. Landlord claimed that the cellar apartment was there when he bought the building and that there was now no working kitchen there. The ALJ ruled against landlord and fined him...

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