Tag Archives: State Housing Agencies

Riverstone Residential Group Names Patricia Bowen Executive Vice President of Compliance Services

May 11, 2010 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) —-Riverstone Residential Group (http://www.RiverstoneRes.com), one of the largest privately-owned, third-party multifamily property management companies in the United States, has named 25-year industry veteran, Patricia Bowen, Executive Vice President of Compliance Services. Among her varied … Continue reading

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Program to Combat Asthma Would LEAN on LANDLORDS to take steps to eliminate garbage, MOLD & vermin — all factors that have been linked to asthma

By JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ May 11, 2010 For decades, public health experts have tried — and mostly failed — to contain an asthma epidemic that afflicts many New Yorkers living in the city’s poorest neighborhoods. But now, the City Council … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Housing Authority Settles Mold Lawsuit for $9.5M – Moldy Conditions Led To Brain Damage For 12 Year Old Girl

5-4-10 “Just before opening statements in court today, PHA agreed to pay more than $9.5 million to her family. As Joyce reported, the PHA admits no wrongdoing in this case. They, for the most part, blame the Section 8 property … Continue reading

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‘State-Created Danger’ Suit Over Mold in Public Housing Headed to Trial

Shannon P. Duffy The Legal Intelligencer April 29, 2010 A federal jury on Monday will begin hearing a civil rights case brought under the “state-created danger” theory in which a family living in public housing claims that the Philadelphia Housing … Continue reading

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How landlords get away with it

Just because the law says that your rental home must be up to par doesn’t mean it will be. Renters may be surprised to learn that no one’s really checking up on the landlord or the apartment. In the end, … Continue reading

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