Steve Croman after his surrender May 9, 2016.

Landlord Steve Croman Sentenced to One Year at Rikers

Residents of Steve Croman’s many New York City buildings looked on in court this morning as the reviled landlord was sent away to Riker’s Island to begin serving a one-year sentence. …

Steve Croman after his surrender May 9, 2016.

No Prison For Landlord Steve Croman Until After Jewish Holidays

A judge ruled today that landlord Steve Croman can stay out of prison until after the Jewish holidays. …

Steve Croman after his surrender May 9, 2016.

Landlord Steve Croman Pleads Guilty; He’ll Serve One Year in Prison

New York City landlord Steve Croman, who owns numerous Lower East Side buildings, pleaded guilty today to fraudulently refinancing loans and committing tax fraud. …

A news conference was held outside 159 Stanton St.

Tenants of 159 Stanton St. File Lawsuit Against Landlord Steve Croman (Updated)

Tenants at 159 Stanton St. have filed a lawsuit in housing court against Steve Croman, the controversial landlord already in the cross hairs of the state attorney general. …

Croman tenants rally outside the Manhattan Supreme Court

Tenants Make Themselves Heard as Croman Case is Pushed Back

Two controversial landlords who own a number of Lower East Side buildings were confronted by their tenants Tuesday morning. …

Steve Croman after his surrender May 9, 2016.

Landlord Steve Croman Surrenders on Criminal Charges (Updated)

Landlord Steve Croman, who owns many Lower East Side buildings, was taken into custody this morning on criminal charges. …

Morning Reads: Croman Lawsuit, Gentrifier Complaints, Ramones Tribute

The Urban Justice Center, on behalf of tenants at 309 East 8th St., sues landlord Steve Croman. Attorney Sadia Rahman says: “I would say that …

Morning Reads: Silver Heads For Israel, Croman Lawsuit, Abrons Schedule

Show of solidarity: Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will join the governor for a trip to Israel this week (WSJ).

Opinion: Airbnb is a threat to …

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Elected Officials: Steven Croman’s “Pattern of Tenant Harassment Must Come to an End”



Morning Reads: Katz’s Prevails in Trademark Suit, Croman Under Investigation, New 215 Chrystie St. Renderings

Katz’s Deli has won a lawsuit against a Florida restaurant that was using its name (Daily News).

The state Attorney General is investigating whether Steve …

Lower East Side Links

–After spending the Jewish holidays with his family, landlord Steve Croman is expected to begin serving his one-year prison sentence today. Some of his tenants …

City Hall; photo via @nycprogressives Twitter.

Local Activists Celebrate Passage of Tenant Protection Legislation

Community advocates gathered at City Hall yesterday to celebrate the passage of the 12th and final bill in a package of tenant protection measures. …

Lower East Side Links

–Local activists plan to file for a rezoning of the waterfront in the Two Bridges area to curtail three proposed mega-towers. [City Limits]

–18 months …

Lower East Side Links

–Jimmy Carbone is hopeful he can reopen his restaurant, Jimmy’s No. 43, but he needs more financial backing in order to make it happen. [Gothamist]



Lower East Side Links

–A look at the four candidates competing to replace State Sen. Daniel Squadron. [Tribeca Trib]

–After eviction proceedings concluded, landlord Steve Croman moved his 9300 …