NYC Lets Luxury Building Owners Stiff Workers and Still Get a Tax Break

Source: Cezary Podkul and Marcelo Rochabrun, ProPublica, December 30, 2015

City regulators haven’t enforced a 2007 law that requires doormen, janitors and other service workers at taxpayer-subsidized apartment buildings to be paid wages comparable to union rates.
The Rent Racket
Source: ProPublica, 2015
ProPublica is exploring New York City’s broken rent stabilization system, the tax breaks that underpin it, the regulators who look the other way and the tenants who suffer as a result.