Owners Illegally Removed Buildings' Central Heating Systems

Gov. Cuomo recently announced the first results of an ongoing investigation that uncovered the illegal removal of central heating systems in over two dozen rent-regulated buildings in New York City, impacting 145 tenants. The owners of these buildings, who are required by law to pay for and provide heat and hot water to rent-regulated tenants, had replaced their central heating systems with individual apartment meters, forcing tenants to pay for their own heat.

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