Real Estate Administrative Proceedings/ Environmental Control Board

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About Real Estate Administrative Proceedings/ Environmental Control Board

It has long been observed that the landlord-tenant relationship in the Greater New York City area is the most heavily regulated industry.

With speed, efficiency, and minimal expense the staff at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. routinely handles the dozens of different kinds of filings before the various agencies, especially the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal and the Environmental Control Board, all under the supervision of our renowned experts in landlord-tenant law. Our clients thus enjoy the benefits of inexpensive production combined with the attention to detail of our award-winning experts.

We represent clients before the New York State Attorney General’s Real Estate Financing and Consumer Frauds Bureau; the New York State Division of Human Rights; The New York City Commission on Human Rights; The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB); The New York City Loft Board; The New York City Environmental Control Board (ECB); the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”); The New York City Landmark Preservation Commission; The New York City Board of Standards and Appeals; The New York City Planning Commission; and The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

When matters reach more sophisticated levels, including administrative hearings and appeals, the staff at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. brings the expertise and experience to prove to the agency the true intent of the regulations it administers and to bring the same kind of courtroom savvy in administrative tribunals for which our attorneys are renowned on the judicial side. When taking or defending appeals to the judicial courts from administrative decisions, our attorneys bring with them unmatched experience having prevailed in over 250 appeals throughout New York’s court system, including the highest court, the Court of Appeals.

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C is one of four law firms with housing law practices in the entire State of New York to earn an AV® Martindale-Hubbell rating, and is the only law firm in the State of New York to have both an AV Rating and a lawyer with a Super Lawyer ranking. Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is the only law firm in New York City with a landlord-tenant practice to be chosen by the internationally esteemed Chambers and Partners as “one of New York’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers. “ Chambers & Partners noted that Adam Leitman Bailey makes his debut in the rankings following enthusiastic praise for his expertise in landlord and tenant litigation. A tenacious and confident litigator who is quick-witted in court and respected by the judges.”

Media outlets have named Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.’s attorneys among “the best real estate attorneys in New York”, hailing our “prominent real estate attorneys” as “aggressive, tenacious and smart.” Our negotiating abilities have been featured on national television’sDateline NBC.

Our firm is among the landlord-tenant consultants to the New York Times, having been quoted regularly in the Sunday Questions and Answers column and various articles.

Besides participating in some of the most important landlord-tenant decisions during the past decade, our attorneys have written some 90 books on landlord-tenant law, including encyclopedias and the Housing Court Reporter, a twenty-five year collection, organization, and analysis of over 50,000 landlord-tenant cases used by most regular housing court practitioners and all landlord-tenant judges. In a widely published article prepared by three of our attorneys, our staff studied and analyzed every single appeal taken to a judicial appellate tribunal in the past decade.

Thus our Administrative Proceedings staff brings our clients scholarship, efficiency, experience, courtroom skill, and tenacity, unrivaled in the real estate industry.

Published Articles

Published Articles

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Press Mentions

Press Mentions

Luna Park Reaches for Stars With New Funding Plan
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Landlord-Tenant—Succession—Income Affidavit Is Not Conclusive Evidence
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A New Law May Hurt More Than it Helps
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State agency shifts rent regulation rules in tenants’ favor
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Q & A: Rent-Stabilized Corporate Tenants
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Post-Sandy Landlord-Tenant Questions and Answers About Your Apartments
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Q & A: Landmark View Is Disappearing
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Landlords Facing Post – Sandy Responsibilities
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The Real Estate Oscars: Big-Shots Gather for REBNY Gala
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Real Estate Heavyweights Debate Politics, Lawsuits, Blogging at TRD Forum
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Letters of Reference

Letters of Reference

Because of Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.’s Diligence, Thankful Client Keeps Years ...
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“To Adam Leitman Bailey-who was the best trial lawyer I saw in my nine years a...
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“My experience with Mr. Bailey was that of dealing with a savvy no nonsense pr...
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“A heartfelt ‘Thank You’ to you and your staff for all that you...
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“Since 2008, Adam has taught the principles of landlord-tenant law to many rea...
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“I wanted to thank you for all the time and effort you put into the case ̷...
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“I used Carolyn Rualo for a tenant eviction case … She is very professio...
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“They did what they said they were going to do and kept us informed every step...
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“Thanks for the solid work you have done so far. I know I can be pretty demand...
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“I have had many attorneys and it is very satisfying to know that I am using t...
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“I met Adam Leitman Bailey and it was the best thing that happened to Empire M...
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“I am officially tenant free! It has been one year exactly since I closed so a...
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Case Studies

Case Studies

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Works Hard to Correct Previous Agent’s Application E...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Wins Jury Trial Over Tenant Falsely Claiming To Use His Ap...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Obtains Injunction to Prevent Townhouse Renovations That V...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Successfully Protects Landmark Townhouse From Adjacent Con...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Obtains Dismissal of Six Environmental Control Board Viola...
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Tenant Defeats Eviction Attempt to Turn Apartment Into Landlord’s Office
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., Uses “Non-Traditional Family” Succession Laws to Prev...
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Division of Housing and Community Renewal Harassment Allegations Defeated
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. prevails in case and The New York Times writes that “...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Assists Major Corporation to Settle Substantial ECB Violat...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Successfully Defends One of the Largest Telecommunications...
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Improper Service Forces Judge to Dismiss Environmental Control Board Violation
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Published Decisions

Published Decisions

Pinehurst Const. Corp. v Schlesinger Published Decision
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341 85th LLC v Wachter Published Decision
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Classic Realty v New York State Division of Housing & Community Renewal Publish...
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Sessler v New York State Div. of Hous. & Community Renewal Published Decision
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Paganuzzi v Primrose Mgmt. Co. Published Decision
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Headlines

Headlines

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. prevails in case and The New York Times writes that “...
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Luna Park Reaches for Stars With New Funding Plan
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Use Six Arguments to Beat Sanitation Violations
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The First Rent Stabilization Overhaul in 14 Years
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The Most Influential Commercial Lease Cases in the Last Century that Every Drafter a...
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Call All Monies Owed by Tenant “Additional Rent” to Speed Up Non-Payment...
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Demonstrating the ‘Irrational’: Whatever Happened to Article 78?
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Jane Holzer in Landlordland
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Corruption in Mitchell-Lama Co-ops! How Boards Can Fight Back: Part 1
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The Metamorphosis of the Environmental Control Board
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Landlord Representation Highlight Video
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“I had a brilliant lawyer, Adam Bailey, who cared about me, who fought for me,...
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