“As a result of that “demand,” the landlord would have no choice but to hike the tenants’ rent to $4,000/month under the new lease, according to emails shared with Gothamist. The 25 percent jump was “at this time the best we can offer,” a representative for the landlord wrote in another email.”
Wow! 25 percent is the best they can “offer”… As if the landlord had a gun to his head to raise the rent when opportunity arise. Put that motherfucker in jail.