Friday, August 5, 2011

'Rent is too Damn High' guy facing eviction because his 'Rent is too Damn Low'

That's the story the Post has today. In which former gubernatorial candidate Jimmy "The Rent is too Damn High" McMillan says he is being booted from his rent-controlled ground-floor apartment on St. Marks Place, where he pays $872.96. He has had the place since the late 1970s.

Meanwhile! The building's owner, Lisco Holdings, claims that McMillan has violated his lease because he doesn't really live here — he actually lives in Brooklyn. McMillan says this is his office and party HQ.

To be continued. Expect more drama and bad puns.

Read the whole article here.


Anonymous said...

Another politician--er, would-be politician--gaming the system. Not unexpected! And if the rent is too damn high, how does this guy afford apartments in both Manhattan and Brooklyn?

blue glass said...

while the rent is too high it might not have gone so high so quickly if fewer folks had more than one apartment.
how many did rangel have?
an office is not protected by residential rent regulations and if it is a residential space is not legally covered as an office.
a "candidate" from NYC should know that.