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Tenants at Flatbush Gardens whoâ€™ve complained for years about leaks, mold,moncler jacket sale Cheap Moncler Jackets Outlet O, rats and roaches have banded together for the moncler bubble coat first time to sue for repairs.
â€śIâ€™m disgusted,â€ť Barbara Young-Humphrey, 65, a tenant at 3505 Foster Ave., told the Daily News. â€śThings donâ€™t get better no matter how much I complain.
â€śWe want results from the landlord that are lasting. They want our rents â€• and we want them to do what theyâ€™re supposed to do, to complete repairs and make sure the building is clean and secure.â€ť
She and six other tenants at the Foster Ave. building filed suit Monday in Brooklyn Housing Court against reputed slumlord David Bistricerâ€™s Renaissance Equity Holding, which owns 59-building Flatbush Gardens.
Their apartments and public spaces in their six-story rental building are full of broken ceilings, defective floors, leaks, mold, rats, mice and cockroaches, tenants charge in the moncler raincoat lawsuit.
The city Department of Housing Preservation and Development issued code-violation notices for some of the damage more than 30 days ago, the suit alleges.
â€śTenants have been living with deplorable conditions from months to years in some cases,â€ť said Reuben Traite of New York Communities for Change, which helped the tenants organize and sue the landlord.
â€śOur goal is for Renaissance to realize they need to address repairs moncler coats for women in the entire complex,â€ť Traite said.
â€śTenants are organizing in other buildings and plan to sue if Renaissance doesnâ€™t come to the table and make repairs.â€ť
Young-Humphrey said before she moved into her Foster Ave. flat in 2006, the management at moncler size chart Flatbush Gardens told her that her apartment would be renovated just as nicely as the model apartment she was shown.
It wasnâ€™t â€• but she moved in because she had nowhere else to go.
Shortly after her arrival, leaks developed in her bathroom and kitchen ceilings every two or three months.
â€śWhen repairmen come, nine times out of 10, they donâ€™t get to the source of the problem, and it comes back worse than ever,â€ť she said.
The water temperature in her shower canâ€™t be controlled and suddenly becomes extremely hot, she said. Her 8-year-old grandson, who lives moncler coats sale with her,moncler black jacket Cheap Moncler Jackets Outlet Online (16), has to take baths instead of showers for fear he might be scalded.
The floors in her dining room, living room and one of her two bedrooms have been warped since 2010, when the boiler broke and steam came through the floors and walls,moncler boots Cheap Moncler Jackets Outlet Online, she said.
In a neighboring apartment, the bathroom ceiling fell in on the tenant last year, she said.
Bistricer did not return a call asking for comment.
His East Flatbush complex was in the spotlight in 2010 after he ran TV commercials touting it as a luxury haven for yuppies â€• and residents moncler jacket sale showed Daily News reporters ceilings collapsing from water damage and raw sewage in a basement.
The landlord owed the city $140,000 for emergency repairs, which he repaid in November 2010 after The Newsâ€™ scrutiny.