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Illegal Hotels

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East Williamsburg »

The city ordered two more apartments accused of illegal hotels in the troubled building empty on May 4.

Long Island City »

Jimmy Van Bramer wants to penalize affordable housing tenants for renting out their homes.

Midtown »

Highpoints Associates VII LLC owes the city almost $100,000 in fines for DOB violations.

New York City »

Airbnb is helping connect people affected by Sandy with free short-term housing.

New York City »

The City Council adopted a bill substantially increasing fines for illegal hotels.

East Harlem »

The city stepped up its enforcement of illegal hotels in 2011 after a new law went into effect.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

The city sued single-room occupancy building owners who rented rooms to tourists.

Manhattan »

A slew of dangerous conditions were discovered in the sweep, resulting in full and partial vacate orders and violations.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

The city is renting rooms for homeless men in buildings with serious safety violations.

East Village & Lower East Side »

The short-term apartment rental company Hotel Toshi recently took over a dozen units on East 10th Street.

Manhattan »

A law meant to stamp out illegal hotels also prohibits tenants from renting out their apartments while they're on vacation.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

A lawyer who represents the city's "illegal" hotels says the new law will cost jobs and tax revenue.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

The move outlaws hotels operating in residential buildings, many of which are on the Upper West Side.

Manhattan »

The bill would prohibit tenants from renting out their apartments for fewer than 30 days.