Related Issues: Illegal Hotels

NYC cracks down on “illegal hotels”
NYHTC, June 7, 2011 - Under a new state law effective May 1, New York City has started cracking down on owners who operate their residential buildings as "illegal hotels". Inspectors from the New York City Office of Special Enforcement started conducting inspections of properties, many of which had already been the subject of complaints by the long-term tenants who resided in the buildings. [more...]

Violations issued for illegal hotel rooms
NYHTC, December 21, 2010 - DNAinfo reported 12 apartments in an East 10th Street apartment building have been illegally altered, and Hotel Toshi, a company that offers short-term accommodations in some Manhattan and Brooklyn apartment buildings, was charged with a number of violations after area residents complained the property was being used as an illegal hotel. [more...]

New law cracks down on illegal hotels; mayor thanks HTC for support
NYHTC, August 23, 2010 - On July 23, 2010, a bill that will help the city shut down illegal hotels was signed into law by Governor David Paterson. [more...]

New York State Legislature cracks down on illegal hotels
NYHTC, July 8, 2010 - The New York Times and Empire State News reported that on July 1, 2010, the New York State Legislature passed a bill clarifying the laws against using residential apartments as hotel rooms. [more...]

State legislators focus on NYC’s illegal “hotels”
NYHTC, March 15, 2010 - Concern continues about owners of apartment buildings who rent out rooms to tourists in buildings occupied in part by resident tenants. State legislators have introduced legislation in the New York State Senate and Assembly that will help the city enforce its laws against these illegal "hotels." [more...]

State legislation introduced to combat illegal hotels
NYHTC, June 3, 2009 - Legislation has been proposed in the State Assembly to put an end to the illegal hotels that operate rampantly around the city. [more...]