A BLOG EXPLORING THE FINE POINTS OF COMPLIANCE

All You Need to Know About the NY Rent Hike

by Mindy Datik on July 23, 2018 23 Jul, 2018

Early last month, NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) voted to approve the largest rent increase on regulated apartments since 2013. The vote was cast with the narrowest margin possible, and the public reaction to the vote has been a vociferous mix of disappointment and resentment.

As always, Jack Jaffa & Associates is here to bring you the inside scoop on anything and everything NYC landlord-related in the news. Read on for all you need to know about the recent rent hike.

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Jack Jaffa Night of Client Appreciation

by Gabrielle Klein on July 8, 2018 08 Jul, 2018

Jack Jaffa & Associates celebrated 20 years of servicing NYC’s biggest property management and most popular destinations by throwing a party for New York real estate owners and managers at the penthouse of Midtown Loft & Terrace on 5th Avenue on June 26th. The exclusive event took was attended by the Jaffa staff and many of their prestigious clients. For more pictures of the event visit @teamjaffa on Instagram.

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Don’t Forget to Submit Your Sprinkler Compliance Report!

by Donna Bucasan on July 2, 2018 02 Jul, 2018

The NYC compliance code means the city’s landlords always need to stay on top of the game. You have to make sure you’re not missing any important deadlines or breaking any laws or you risk being issued a violations and paying heavy fines.

Lucky for you, Jack Jaffa & Associates is here to make sure you never let any part of the NYC compliance code slip through the cracks.

Today, our friendly reminder is all about Local Law 26 of 2004.

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How Does Your Building Rank?

by Nate Weinberg on June 4, 2018 04 Jun, 2018

Knowing Your Grade and What Local Law 33 Means for You

Report cards aren’t just for school kids anymore! Thanks to New York City’s new Local Law 33, the entrance to every large building in the city will soon be sporting a prominent letter from A-F attesting to the building’s energy efficiency score.

Local Law 33 applies to all commercial and residential buildings of at least 25,000 square feet. The scores run from A to F and are determined by a New York City Agency.

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Jaffa Employees Go to the XTREME!

by Gabrielle Klein on 04 Jun, 2018

Through their work helping property owners stay compliant and violation free, the Jaffa employees are no strangers to ensuring that all New Yorkers have a safe roof over their head. But this past Sunday, they took it one step further and took part in the Ohel Xtreme Challenge Classic. Raising awareness and funds for OHEL’s work helping NY’s homeless, at risk and simply those who cannot fend for themselves, the JAFFA TEAM XTREME took a break from crushing violations and crushed the OHEL obstacle course instead.

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