New York City files a lawsuit against Brooklyn landlords accused of egregious and illegal eviction , harassment of tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Landlords are Gennaro Brooks-
Church and Loretta Gendville, joint owners of 1214 Dean Street, a residential property in
“This Administration will not tolerate landlords who illegally evict and harass tenants out of their
homes, and we will take forceful action like today’s lawsuit to make that very clear,”
said Ricardo Martínez Campos, Deputy Director for the Mayor’s Office to Protect
Tenants. “For landlords who think they can rely on these tactics and make them part of their
business model, know that you are on notice, and we will not hesitate to bring you to Court.”