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2020-04-08 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Landlord Mario Salerno Gives Nearly 200 Struggling NYC Tenants Free Rent
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Posted by Besoeker 2020-04-08 02:27|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6498 views ]  Top

#1 Now the rest of the landlords should do the same!

200 is nothing in a city of 8.6 million people.
Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2020-04-08 04:11||   2020-04-08 04:11|| Front Page Top

#2 Most landlords have mortgages to pay, Seeking Cure, and cannot afford to go without the rent monies they pass through to pay them.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-04-08 07:03||   2020-04-08 07:03|| Front Page Top

#3 Is the State/County going to suspend property taxes as well? They're the ultimate landlord. Don't think so, skip your taxes and see who owns the paper to the property.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-04-08 07:44||   2020-04-08 07:44|| Front Page Top

#4 Most landlords have mortgages to pay, Seeking Cure

And I'm one of them. Do you know what it's like to have a 'professional tenant' (i.e., someone who knows they can legally live somewhere and not pay rent for six+ months before I can evict her by the book)? Between that, legal & constable fees and the additional $2K plus I had to spend because they trashed the place on the way out, not to mention all the time I spent repairing the place with a leg I could barely stand on, it caused so much stress it was a primary factor in my heart attack last August.

In the end, I'm out about $17K and almost died from it. That's why not every landlord can or will do that.
Posted by Raj 2020-04-08 09:37||   2020-04-08 09:37|| Front Page Top

#5 The in-house landowner hater will weigh in I'm sure.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-04-08 10:23||   2020-04-08 10:23|| Front Page Top

#6 Surprised you only had $2K in damages, Raj.

Some take the appliances and bathroom/kitchen plumbing fixtures, plus rip wiring and copper pipes out of the walls.

Plus, for some reason, they take the doors off the closets and lose them.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2020-04-08 10:52||   2020-04-08 10:52|| Front Page Top

#7 The in-house landowner hater will weigh in I'm sure.

Who's that?
Posted by Raj 2020-04-08 11:07||   2020-04-08 11:07|| Front Page Top

#8 Mr. BeePee..
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-04-08 11:54||   2020-04-08 11:54|| Front Page Top

#9 In practice, people who manage land well should be paid by the gummint, not the other way around. But people who don't have any hate that idea.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-04-08 12:14||   2020-04-08 12:14|| Front Page Top

#10 I hope he doesn't get punished for his good deed at some future date, but it's the way to bet.
Posted by charger 2020-04-08 14:56||   2020-04-08 14:56|| Front Page Top

#11 ^ AOC will say "See, nobody needs to collect rent."
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-04-08 16:52||   2020-04-08 16:52|| Front Page Top

#12 ^ no joke. Expect this.
Posted by Lex 2020-04-08 17:01||   2020-04-08 17:01|| Front Page Top

#13 I don't take economic advice from 8 yr old (mentally) girls
Posted by Frank G 2020-04-08 17:15||   2020-04-08 17:15|| Front Page Top

#14 How the fook did she graduate from BU? Seriously... I heard that it had become a good school. Did she actually graduate?
Posted by Lex 2020-04-08 17:32||   2020-04-08 17:32|| Front Page Top

#15 What M.Murcek said.
"See, the rent is too damn high!"

Professional renters. They could be as smart as cardboard in the rain, but by goodness during a sobriety test they could recite renters' rights backwards.

I have one for you, not even the most damages but: working professional, had work lined up in construction. Worked for a few weeks then quit showing up. Then people quit seeing him about anywhere. No car, so no indication on movement from that. One day we were like, hey what's the story? Went in, an he was gone, skipped out. Place was trashed, soda bottles and wrappers everywhere. With a score worthy of John Williams fading in, we realized that all those soda bottles, well, not full of Mountain Dew.
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-04-08 18:08||   2020-04-08 18:08|| Front Page Top

#16 Dude's gonna claim SMB loss due to Covid and get a big ass reparations loan to wash millions.
Posted by Skidmark 2020-04-08 20:56||   2020-04-08 20:56|| Front Page Top

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