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Richard,I received a violation from nyc dept. of housing

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Hi Richard,
I received a violation from nyc dept. of housing preservation on 6-12 -15 at 1:30 pm for broken steps on my stoop. The violation was reported on sat may 30, 2015. On Thurday june 11 someone was measuring my stoop as told by a neighbor!
I awoke on Friday morning june 12 2015 at 10:30 AM to a contractor tearing apart my stoop! I stopped him and called the police to file a report since i didn't know at this point there was a violation. I received a note from the post office at 1:30 that day( sat june 12, 2015) saying there was a certified letter waiting for me to pick up at my local PO.
I went to HPD this morning for an explanation, all they said was fix and pay fine, your late????????\
Daniel
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  WiseOwl58 replied 1 year ago.
The contractor has no legal right to touch your property and was acting unauthorized. If the contractor says he was sent by the city, that is a lie. You have a claim against the contractor AND the city for this infraction of your legal rights.
Expert:  WiseOwl58 replied 1 year ago.
Moreover, you should request a hearing and report all of this to the judge at the hearing so that you can be compensated and the contractor punished.
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