Frank Palazzolo

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    'The Worst Bathroom in New York' in Today's Times

    ​Hey, check out the "The Worst Bathroom in New York" in today's New York Times. Written for the Townies column on the Opinionator blog, the piece comes out of Village Voice reporting on a Bronx building formerly owned by Frank Palazzolo, who we named as one of the city's Ten Worst Landlords b ... More >>

  • News

    November 3, 2010

    Let's Play, "Who's My Landlord?"

    The new game that's sweeping New York's crumbling rental rat-traps

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Why the Real Worst Landlords Aren't on Bill deBlasio's Worst Landlords List

    ​In this year's Worst Landlords list put out by Public Advocate Bill deBlasio, once again the real worst landlords have managed to slip under the public radar. Bill deBlasio, as a councilmember and now as the city's Public Advocate, gets props for stepping up and pointing a finger at the ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Landlords Forced Out of Hiding by New City Law

    A little-publicized law passed by the City Council last week is intended to make it easier for tenants — and city officials — to figure out the identities of landlords of some of the city's most neglected buildings. But insiders say the law is going to be very difficult to enforce. Eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Tenant Activists Slap Landlord, Win Big Bucks

    Frank Palazzolo, a member of the Voice's "Ten Worst Landlords" list, has lost a long-running court battle with tenant activists. Back in 2003, Palazzolo took activists to court for organizing tenant meetings in his buildings, some of which are the most poorly maintained in the Bronx. The Northwest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    964 Reasons to Take Your Landlord to Court

    As promised, tenants in a Bronx building near Fordham U. that's being run into the ground by Frank Palazzolo, one of the Voice's recently named "10 Worst Landlords", filed suit today in housing court to try to wrest the tenement from his hands. The suit, brought by the tenants of 2710 Bainbridge w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Bronx Tenants Hauling One of the Voice's 'Ten Worst Landlords' to Court

    Tenants in a Bronx building controlled by Frank Palazzolo, one of the Voice's "10 Worst Landlords," plan to file suit tomorrow in housing court to plead with the city to get the building out of his hands. People in 29 of the 56 apartments at 2710 Bainbridge Avenue, a few blocks from Fordham Univers ... More >>

  • News

    March 24, 2010

    New York's Ten Worst Landlords, Part 2

    In a city of slumlords and broke-ass apartment buildings, these stand out.

  • News

    January 13, 2004

    Bench Pressed

    Sliding-Door Lawsuits Keep Organizers Out, Lawsuits In