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Kucker & Bruh, LLP is a highly respected Manhattan law firm serving New York City’s five boroughs, as well as Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties.

The firm’s practice focuses on real estate matters, administrative law, commercial transactions, contract negotiation, litigation, employment law, international trade disputes, corporate, partnership and limited liability company law, bankruptcy, intellectual property, construction law, and complex civil actions.

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Summary Of The 2019 Amendments to the NY Rent Laws

Please click here to read a summary of the 2019 Amendments to the NY Rent Laws. Kucker & Bruh, LLP is ready to assist our clients to navigate through the omnibus changes. Learn More

Remain vigilant in enforcement of existing lease obligations and existing statutory obligations

As the Rent Stabilization Law remains in flux, awaiting lawmakers’ decisions on new laws to replace those set to expire on June 15, 2019, one thing remains constant: the need for building owners to remain vigilant in enforcement of existing lease obligations and existing statutory obligations. With the proposed repeal of vacancy bonuses (which have allowed rents to be raised up to 20% upon the vacancy of an outgoing Rent Stabilized tenant, plus additional bonuses if the outgoing tenant was in occupancy for at least 8 years), it is understandable that property owners may desire to pull back on enforcing the leases and laws which govern them, as may very well exhibit a similar reluctance to incur legal fees for such enforcement if they perceive a diminished incentive to do so.

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Nativ Winiarsky Secures Favorable Outcome in Major Case for New York City Landlords

K&B secured a favorable outcome for landlords and property owners in a pivotal case for NYC Landlord Tenant Law. The case involved the controversial cluster-site housing program, a program in which non-profit organizations contract with New York City landlords to provide transitional housing to formerly homeless people and their families. Nativ Winiarsky, a partner at Kucker & Bruh, LLP, represented a landlord who managed several cluster-sites that were housing formerly homeless families for affordable rents.

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