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NYC's worst landlords of 2017, public housing lead inspections fudged, more

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The head of the New York City Housing Authority falsely certified that lead inspections had been performed in thousands of public housing apartments, according to city investigators (New York Post)

A man doing work on the roof of a Brooklyn synagogue may have accidentally set it on fire with a welding torch (Daily News)

A developer wants to build a 70-story tower in Long Island City, which would be the tallest building in the outer boroughs (New York Times)

A prototype has been released of the mayor's troubled, developer-backed streetcar (Brooklyn Paper)

The Bronx building where Muslims, Christians, and Jews all worship could be sold (News12)

The Public Advocate's Office has released its annual Landlord Watchlist, spotlighting landlords whose buildings are in serious disrepair (Public Advocate's Office)