Congrats, Daniel Melamed, you are the first landlord charged. 1578 Union (near Troy) - Brooklynian

Congrats, Daniel Melamed, you are the first landlord charged. 1578 Union (near Troy)

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Press conference held in front of the building at 1PM today, and all but three families have moved out: https://mobile.twitter.com/NYCHousing/status/611221859456163840/photo/1

Resulting Press:
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/brooklyn-landlord-charged-unlawful-eviction-article-1.2260966

"Daniel Melamed, 39, was indicted on charges of unlawful eviction, child endangerment and filing false documents in harassment of rent-protected tenants at the Crown Heights building he owns."

"Since 2012 the city has sued Melamed five times for lack of heat and hot water, records show. A tenant-initiated suit is still pending.

Melamed was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon. A licensed engineer he hired for the Union St. job, Pirooz Soltanizadeh, 39, was also arrested.'

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