7.19.17 CLT Announcement

First Elevator Building in Bronx Defies History and Completes 25-Year Construction Term

850 Longwood Avenue has a long and varied history.  When first built, it represented the best in luxury rental housing that the Bronx had to offer.  Built beside the #2 and #5 IRT elevated subway lines, the building boasted spacious apartments, light, air, and the borough’s first elevator building when it first opened in 1925. … Read more...

7.19.17 CLT Announcement

Bronx Residents Sue Notorious Landlord, Demand Administrator be Appointed to Make Repairs

Bronx Residents Sue Notorious Landlord, Demand Administrator be Appointed to Make Repairs

919 Prospect Named Worst Building in the Bronx on PA James’ 2016 Worst Landlords Watchlist

NEW YORK — Today, tenants, New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, Congressman José Serrano, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Assemblymember Michael Blake, Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association Inc., and the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center announced that tenants of 919 Prospect Avenue will be suing their landlord for a court-appointed administrator to ensure all repairs are made.… Read more...