NYCHA tops worst landlord list in New York City

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Once again, the worst landlord in New York City is . . . New York City.

The New York City Housing Authority tops the worst landlord list, with Public Advocate Jumaane Williams putting NYCHA in a category by itself.

He says the scope of the problems is impossible to compare to any other landlord in the city.

Right now, the city's public housing authority has nearly 350,000 outstanding work orders.

All of this comes after a federal monitor and a new chairman were appointed to oversee the housing authority.

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But even though NYCHA takes the top spot, private landlords aren't off the hook.

According to the list, the worst private offenders are:
--Jason Korn
--Nathaniel Montgomery
--Eric Silverstein
--Abdul Khan
--Chris DeAngelis

Their violations range from rodent and roach infestations to mold, lead paint hazards and fire escape obstruction. They were also cited for unsafe wiring, hot water and heating deficiencies, and other water issues.

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