Bronx Buildings — Symbols of Market Crash — Sold, May Actually Be Repaired

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More than a thousand Bronx tenants in 10 of the city's most rundown apartment buildings got some hopeful news yesterday in the form of a new landlord who looks likely to make desperately needed repairs. In an unusual move, the city helped broker the deal.

This is at last a favorable development in the gloomy history of these buildings, which had been purchased by high-profile Los Angeles-based company Milbank (one of the Voice's 10 Worst Landlords last year) at the height of the real estate boom. When the market crashed, the buildings fell into foreclosure and further disrepair.

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Five Ways to Flog and Blog Your Slumlord. Case No. 3: Rivergate Apartments

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We told you earlier this year about New York City's 10 Worst Landlords (part 1, part 2), but some tenants are spreading their own words.

For past two days, we've pointed out web sites erected by frustrated and angry tenants. Here are some other people trying to make some noise:

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Five Ways to Flog and Blog Your Slumlord. Case No. 2: Shaya Boymelgreen

NYC's 10 Worst Landlords
We told you earlier this year about New York City's 10 Worst Landlords (part 1, part 2), but some tenants are spreading their own words.

Yesterday we pointed out one web site erected by frustrated and angry tenants. Here's another:

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Five Ways to Flog and Blog Your Slumlord

NYC's 10 Worst Landlords
We told you earlier this year about New York City's 10 Worst Landlords (part 1, part 2), but some tenants are spreading their own words.

Your elevator may not work, but if your computer still does, at least you can hassle your landlord. Here are five web sites (in no particular order) that have been erected by frustrated and angry tenants. Maybe you'll pick up some tips:

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Slumlord Sam Suzuki Turns Himself In to Court

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Bronx slumlord Sam Suzuki, slapped with a rare arrest warrant earlier this month by an angry Housing Court judge, has finally turned himself in. But Suzuki, one of the Voice's 10 Worst Landlords, still hasn't fixed that damn stairwell.

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