Bronx tenants fight back against Brooklyn landlord over living conditions

A group of Bronx tenants are fighting back against a Brooklyn landlord over what they call "deplorable conditions" in their building. Residents at 1058 Southern

The tenants living 1058 Southern Blvd. say they have no heat or hot water and that mold covers their walls.

The tenants living 1058 Southern Blvd. say they have no heat or hot water and that mold covers their walls. (2/18/13)

THE BRONX - A group of Bronx tenants are fighting back against a Brooklyn landlord over what they call "deplorable conditions" in their building.

Residents at 1058 Southern Blvd. say their building has no heat or hot water and that mold covers their walls. They claim things have gotten worse following Hurricane Sandy.

Residents are fighting back against landlord Miriam Shasho by forming an association to try and run the building on their own. Shasho is on the city advocate's list of worst landlords in the city.

The building has been issued more than 300 violations. The city has given Shasho four months to make the repairs or the city will make the repairs itself and bill Shasho.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Bronx Sportscast, Jan. 17
2 Volunteers repaint Bronx River Community Center
Four teens are accused of attacking a postal 3 Police: Postal worker attacked by teens in the Bronx
Two arms without hands believed to have been 4 More body parts found at Bronx garbage facility
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce is putting out 5 News 12 gets inside look at 1st BX business directory

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE