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All About Fees, Fees Charged by Brokers, Condos and Co-ops

Q. I live in a two-bedroom apartment with a roommate whose name is on the lease. She is moving out June 1, and I’d like to take over the lease. My rent will increase from $2,450 a month to ...
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NY Court Won't Revive NBA Official's Discrimination Claims

NY Court Won't Revive NBA Official's Discrimination Claims By Allissa Wickham April 9, 2014 The security director for the National Basketball Association cannot bring New York state law claims ...
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Construction of Affordable Housing Hits Snag in Chappaqua

Construction of Affordable Housing Hits Snag in Chappaqua By News 12 Connecticut April 8, 2014 NEW CASTLE - The possibility of affordable housing in one of Westchester's most affluent communities ...
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NY to Decide Chappaqua Affordable Housing in June

NY to Decide Chappaqua Affordable Housing in June By David McKay April 9, 2014 A state panel's decision on building-code variances in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's hometown could come later this month, ...
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Chappaqua Station Safety Plan Weighed

Chappaqua Station Safety Plan Weighed A Journal News Editorial April 7, 2014 Opponents of a small, affordable housing complex planned for ritzy Chappaqua have expressed concern that ranges from ...
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Yonkers pays nearly $3M in decade over police misconduct

Yonkers pays nearly $3M in decade over police misconduct By Erik Shilling and Colin Gustafson April 5, 2014 Yonkers paid nearly $3 million to litigants in police misconduct cases from 2000 to 2009, ...
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Tiekert Awarded $27K Over Lawsuit

Tiekert Awarded $27K Over Lawsuit By Phil Nobile April 1, 2014 The Village of Mamaroneck has settled a lawsuit with resident and activist Stuart Tiekert after being advised to do so by its legal ...
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Ending A Discriminatory Property-Tax Structure

Ending A Discriminatory Property-Tax Structure By Lucas A. Ferrara, Esq. and Randolph M. McLaughlin, Esq. April 2, 2014 At the end of February, Latino and African-American renters in the City of New ...
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An indescribable system, threatened

An indescribable system, threatened By Dana Rubinstein April 2, 1014 The most notable thing about the lawsuit that threatens to blow a hole in New York City’s property tax system may be that it ...
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Investigation into Westchester 'housing discrimination'

Investigation into Westchester 'housing discrimination' Dana Rubinstein March 6, 2014 Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development opened an investigation into allegations of ...
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Conifer Claims Race Played Role In Delay Of Chappaqua Station Development

Conifer Claims Race Played Role In Delay Of Chappaqua Station Development Brian Donnelly March 11, 2014 CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. – The developer of a 28-unit affordable housing project has filed a ...
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Westchester Charged with Housing Discrimination

Westchester Charged with Housing Discrimination Elizabeth Ganga, The Journal News March 6, 2014 The developer of an affordable housing complex in Chappaqua has filed a federal housing discrimination ...
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Alleged Discrimination Dispute Stalls Chappaqua Affordable Housing Project

Alleged Discrimination Dispute Stalls Chappaqua Affordable Housing Project News 12 Westchester March 7, 2014 CHAPPAQUA - A developer who wants to build affordable housing in Chappaqua is calling for a ...
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New York City's Property Tax System Faces a Challenge

New York City's Property Tax System Faces a Challenge Josh Barbanel Feb. 26, 2014 A class-action lawsuit has launched a constitutional challenge to New York City's complicated property-tax ...
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City, State Tax Laws Force Minority Tenants to Pay More: Suit

City, State Tax Laws Force Minority Tenants to Pay More: Suit Yoav Gonen Feb. 27, 2014 The rent’s so damn high that people are suing. Lawyers representing two tenants — one black, one ...
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Class Action Suit Slams City's Property Tax System as Discriminating Against Renting Blacks, Hispanics

Class Action Suit Slams City's Property Tax System as Discriminating Against Renting Blacks, Hispanics Corinne Lestch Feb. 27, 2014 The city’s property tax system has long been criticized ...
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Lawsuit Accuses City, State of Housing Discrimination

Lawsuit Accuses City, State of Housing Discrimination NY1 News February 27, 2014 A lawsuit accuses the city and state of housing discrimination. The suit claims that the city's property tax system ...
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Chappaqua Station Developer Contests Safety Concerns with New Testimony

Chappaqua Station Developer Contests Safety Concerns with New Testimony Brian Donnelly Feb. 22, 2014 NEW CASTLE, N.Y. – A New York City assistant fire chief plans to testify that the ...
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Quarrel Brews Over Affordable Housing in Chappaqua

Quarrel Brews Over Affordable Housing in Chappaqua CBS New York Feb. 18, 2014 CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The median sale price for a home in Chappaqua is $1 million, but many residents have ...
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An Affordable Housing Project Faces Opposition in Wealthy Chappaqua

An Affordable Housing Project Faces Opposition in Wealthy Chappaqua By Joseph Berger The New York Times Feb. 17, 2014 CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — Few places on the planet are as enviable as this ...
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Tax Watch: State Panel to Rule on Affordable Housing in Governor's Backyard

Tax Watch: State panel to rule on affordable housing in govenor's backyard By David McKay Wilson Feb. 7, 2014 A year ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo stopped the plan backed by Westchester County Executive ...
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Lawsuit Over Police Shooting of White Plains Man Proceeds

Mark Hamblett New York Law Journal A federal judge has refused to dismiss civil rights claims over the wrongful shooting death of a disturbed 68-year-old man by White Plains police officers who ...
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Grand Jury Clears Cop Who Fatally Shot New Rochelle Man

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A grand jury declined to indict a New Rochelle police officer who shot and killed a mentally disturbed man inside his apartment in May. Samuel Cruz, 48, was ...
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Kenneth Chamberlain Case: Wrongful death Suit Against White Plains Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Kenneth Chamberlain Jr., right: 'I feel hopeful we are on the path of getting justice for my father.' / The Journal News Written by Richard Liebson WHITE PLAINS — A $21 million wrongful ...
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Lawsuit: Cop Tasers Cop, Innocent Man Dies

Mohamed Bah Police officers fatally shot an emotionally distressed man eight times in his Harlem apartment after one cop accidentally shot his fellow officer with a Taser, prompting the injured ...
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