Articles Archive for 25 May 2012
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By Phillip Billet
Belkin, Burden, Wenig & Goldman LLP
BBWG was recently successful in preventing the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal from altering one of its longstanding policies relating to the processing of major capital improvement rent increase applications; a change which would have made it more difficult for many building owners to obtain MCI rent increases.
DHCR has always maintained a policy that allowed building-wide MCI rent increases even if defects relating to the improvement were found in a small number of the building’s apartments. DHCR …
Brokers Weekly »
By Al Barbarino
Andrew Barrocas, 33, CEO of residential marketing and brokerage firm MNS, has always been good at being his own boss. When he was 12, he ran a landscaping business in a suburb of Rockland County. By 14, he was plowing snow with a motorcycle plow. On a good day, he was cashing in $1,000 while most kids his age were going sledding, he said. He visited local construction sites, selling bagels, coffee, candy.