Bushwick tenants ready for housing court after eviction

A group of six Bushwick renters is preparing to head to court to demand that their landlord make needed repairs to their home. The apartment building, located at 159 Suydam St., has been described

News 12 Staff

Mar 4, 2016, 3:53 AM

Updated 3,059 days ago

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A group of six Bushwick renters is preparing to head to court to demand that their landlord make needed repairs to their home.
The apartment building, located at 159 Suydam St., has been described as having leaks in the bathroom, kitchen and radiator, along with tiles peeling off the floors.
The tenants were recently met by inspectors, who told the residents they had to leave within 72 hours, but the group's attorney Ariana Marmora says the eviction was done based on a bribe by landlord Frank Campasano.
Assemblymember Maritza Davila has since stepped in to help represent the tenants and demand repairs.
If Campasano doesn't agree to his tenants' requests, they plan to take their issues to trial and request an independent administrator run the building.
It was recently learned that Frank Campasano passed the building deed to his son Damian. His attorney has not returned calls made by News 12.


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