Convicted fraudster and notorious landlord Steve Croman is accused in a new lawsuit of illegally renting out basement apartments, overcharging tenants, and running an illegal hotel in a Chelsea building (DNAinfo)
Croman's sentencing, scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed until after the Jewish High Holidays (The Real Deal)
Parts of Flatbush and Prospect Lefferts Gardens are being formally designated "Little Caribbean" (Brooklyn Paper)
Take a photo tour of Battery Weed, a massive granite fortification built on Staten Island in the mid-1800s to protect New York from invasion by sea (Staten Island Advance)
Activists are staging a Renter Week of Action to address the affordable housing crisis in cities nationwide, and they're holding up New York's anti-harassment measures as a model (Next City)
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