Judge Recommends Fine Against Owner for Threatening to Report Tenant to ICE

An administrative judge recently ruled that a landlord had violated the city’s human rights law for threatening to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers on a tenant. The judge recommended she pay $17,000 in a fine and damages. New York’s Commission on Human Rights alleged that the landlord texted and emailed the tenant that she would call ICE if the tenant didn’t pay her rent.

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