Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Strauber Deliver $900,000 to 200 NYCHA Construction Workers Denied Fair Pay

Lintech Electric Failed to Pay Employees the Prevailing Wage Rate on NYCHA Projects

Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Strauber Deliver $900,000 to 200 NYCHA Construction Workers Denied Fair Pay

A candlelight vigil in Times Square was held for Michelle Alyssa Go, who was killed in a Times Square subway station last Saturday on January 18, 2022 in New York City. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) Commissioner Jocelyn E. Strauber today announced their […]

Attorney General James Warns Debt Collectors of New State Regulations Banning Lawsuits on Old Debts

Attorney General James Warns Debt Collectors of New State Regulations Banning Lawsuits on Old Debts

New York, NY – March 21, 2022: AG Letitia James attends press conference with union 1199SEIU leaders at union headquarters. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James sent letters to the largest credit card companies and major debt collectors operating in New York, warning them of new state regulations that prevent them from […]

Attorney General James and Mayor Adams Take Down Eco-Yogi Slumlords Who Ran Unlawful Short-Term Rental Operation, Illegally Evicted Tenants

Landlords to Surrender $2 Million Property That Will Turn Into Affordable Housing. $2.25 Million Settlement Results From First Enforcement of Unlawful Eviction Law in New York City, Represents Largest Settlement Against Illegal Short-Term Rental Operator.

Attorney General James and Mayor Adams Take Down Eco-Yogi Slumlords Who Ran Unlawful Short-Term Rental Operation, Illegally Evicted Tenants

State General Attorney Letitia James speaks during Lunar New Year parade in Flushing Chinatown. – New York, NY – February 5, 2022 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York Attorney General Letitia James today shut down a Brooklyn-based slumlord and scored a victory for tenants’ rights after a group of […]

Attorney General James Fights to Protect Dreamers, Pushes Back on Texas Lawsuit Attacking DACA

Attorney General James Fights to Protect Dreamers, Pushes Back on Texas Lawsuit Attacking DACA

New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks at Wegmans opening day celebration at Brooklyn Navy Yard. – New York, NY – October 27, 2019 (Shutterstock( NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today continued her fight to protect hundreds of thousands of Dreamers across New York and the rest of the nation. Co-leading […]

Attorney General James Takes Action to Protect Children and Families from Lead Poisoning in NYC

Chestnut Holdings Will Pay $300,000 for OAG Programs to Protect Children From Lead Poisoning, Ensure All Apartments Are Fully Compliant With NYC Lead LawsSecond Major Action by AG James in a Week to Protect NYC Children From Lead Paint, Hold Bad Landlords Accountable

Attorney General James Takes Action to Protect Children and Families from Lead Poisoning in NYC

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced an agreement in her lawsuit against Chestnut Holdings of New York, Inc. (Chestnut Holdings), a property management corporation, over its failures to protect children from lead paint hazards in New York City. The lawsuit, filed in February 2020, alleged that Chestnut Holdings put the health […]