HOWTO: Get the Landlord to Repair Stuff

Sometimes, you just can’t ever get the landlord to fix that refrigerator that keeps running…

As far as landlords go, we’ve been pretty lucky. Probably the worst one we ever had kicked us out of downtown loft just because, get this, we threw a 500+ plus party in it and then called her up to get the maintenance man to take care of the beer spills in the stairs. Go figure.

But as readers of the bad landlord watch blog Trembicky know, this isn’t always the case. They point to a post on the Manhattan User’s Guide on what to do if your landlord is sucking major asbestos. We’re talking not making repairs, failing to provide services or there’s building code violations. More information about this filing of a Housing Proceeding here

There’s also this instructional video, amusing in its own decontextualized way.