A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #1 — The Billion Dollar Loft Board
How the New York City Loft Board Staff all but repealed the Loft Law to effectively bestow upon Real Estate interests upwards of a Billion dollar handout (or more)
A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #2 — [Redacted]
An inconsistent and unfair determination by the NYC Loft Board
(A[Redacted] Teachers’ Companion Piece)
REPAIRING A WRONG — [Redacted]
A real world exercise in participatory action democracy
A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #3 — AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL RULE
How the Loft Board turned an Environmental Control Board policy designed to encourage residential living into a tool to evict residential loft tenants and no one else..
A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #4 — THE TENANTS OF 79 LORIMER
How a law designed to protect all Loft occupants turned into a battle to protect the contract rights of prime lessees holding sham leases.
A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #5 — THE TENANT WHO DIDN’T EXIST
A tenant the Loft Board found does not live in his long time home receives a predicate eviction notice
A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #6 — DOUBLE STANDARDS AT THE LOFT BOARD
aka How Canons of Construction became Cannons of Destruction
A PORTRAIT IN: JUSTICE #1
The NYC Loft Board joins forces with the City Council, the City and the State to stay loft tenant evictions until “we can figure out what the he*l is going on here.”
(fact, fiction or fantasy?)
EXCERPTS FROM LETTERS TO THE NYC LOFT BOARD
How a law passed to protect NYC Loft Tenants became a law that endangers them.