Lead Dust

Elevated Levels of Lead Dust Detected in Rivington Street Building Undergoing Renovation

Posted March 6, 2020 at 5:04 am

Elevated levels of lead dust were found in a Lower East Side property all too familiar with upscaling practices. A concerned tenant alerted us that the controversial landlord of 210 Rivington Street, Ariel Soudry, is still busy renovating apartments more than five years after acquiring the tenement from Samy Mahfar. And that there have been […]

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East Village Tenants of Bill O’Reilly’s Business Manager Exposed to High Levels of Lead Dust

Posted April 30, 2019 at 5:05 am

Evan Bell is perhaps best known for his role as high-profile business manager to celebrities like Bill O’Reilly, Marv Albert, Melissa Joan Hart, and Amanda Seyfried (Bell and Company). But tenants in his East Village apartment building want you to know that they’ve been exposed to dangerous levels of lead dust. Bell acquired 332 East […]

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Renovation of DelShah’s 138 Ludlow Exposed Tenants to Hazardous Levels of Lead Dust

Posted January 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

Controversial real estate magnate Michael Shah is accused by tenants of 138 Ludlow Street for creating a dangerous living environment. Ongoing demolition inside the Ludlow Street walkup – acquired by DelShah Capital in January 2018 for $19 million – reportedly kicked up hazardous amounts of lead dust. The Department of Health conducted an inspection of […]

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