Comptroller Audit Reveals that HPD Failed to Collect $34.2 Million in Assessed Penalties

Comptroller’s audit finds that HPD’s collection efforts did not result in the collection of the vast majority of the money judgments referred to its Judgment Enforcement Unit. On November 17, 2016, the Office of the City Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report of an audit of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development. The audit sought to evaluate HPD’s efforts in collecting outstanding money judgments resulting from assessed penalties.

Three Days Away! CityLaw Breakfast with Zachary Carter, Corporation Counsel for City of New York

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The Center for New York City Law,
Dean Anthony W. Crowell &
Professor Ross Sandler

cordially invites you to a City Law Breakfast presenting

Zachary Carter


Corporation Counsel for the City of New York

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Friday, April 11, 2014


Sign Company and SoHo Building Owner Agree to Pay Record Fine for Illegal Signs

Owner of 598 Broadway and Colossal Media Group repeatedly installed advertising signs without Landmarks’ approval. On May 4, 2012, the New York City Law Department and the Landmarks Preservation Commission announced that 598 Broadway Realty Associates and Colossal had reached a settlement agreement with the City to remove the existing illegal signs on the building facade facing Houston Street and to pay $225,000 in civil fines. According to the Law Department, this was the … <Read More>