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on December 11,2014

The proposal, among other things, would impose a rental registration program and fee targeted at keeping better track of problem landlords.

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on December 11,2014

The ambitious program would focus on some apartment buildings built before 1978 and concrete buildings constructed before 1976.

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on December 11,2014

New York State’s building code is outdated and is hampering the recruitment of high-tech employers, according to a coalition of construction, fire safety, and insurance industry groups.

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