Law Offices of Howard Stern
Law Offices of Howard Stern

Rent Stabilization Association

Howard Stern, Esq. regularly authors the Ask The Administrator column published and distributed by Rent Stabilization Association to all of its members


A sampling of Mr. Stern's Articles can be found below:

NYC Smoking Laws 

NYC Smoking Laws
Law Local Law 147
NYC Smoking Laws.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.8 MB]
Records (and Keeping Them!)
The importance of record keeping for rent increases after Individual Apartment Improvements "IAI's".
Ask the Administrator Records and Keepin[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [4.4 MB]
Seminar Panelist Address Tenant Screening and Lease-Up Process, Howard Stern serving as RSA Seminar Panelist. See Photo
Tenant Screening Lease-Up Process.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.0 MB]
Managing Rent Regulated Property: Tenant Screening and the Lease-UP Process
COVER March15.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [975.6 KB]
RSA Workshop Agenda March 2018
Managing Rent Regulated Property:
Tenant Screening and the Lease-Up Process
March 15, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft Word document [1.3 MB]
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Housing Court
Here are some ideas to assist owners in their efforts in navigate through Housing Court.
RSA REPORTER February 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [896.2 KB]
RSA Seminar: Preparing your Building for Purchase, Sale or Refinance
This seminar panel included Howard Stern, Eric Zim, Chris Athineos, Ron Hariri, Charles Wasserman, Robin Bernstein, Wanda Pearson and Mitch Posilkin. May 2017.
Preparing Your Building for Purchase, Sa[...]
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Spirited Discussion
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Major Capital Improvements by Howard Stern, Esq.
An Owner's Guide to the Fundamentals of Major Capital Improvements, by Randi B. Gilbert, Esq. and Jililan N. Bittner, Esq. Horing, Welikson & Rosen, P.C., with an Introduction by Howard Stern, Esq. From RSA Reporter, February 2017
Major Capital Improvements, RSA Reporter[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]
Navigating Housing Court
2014 12 RSA Sold Out Program Navigating [...]
Adobe Acrobat document [4.2 MB]
Fire & Negligent Homicide
2014_12 Ask the Admin Owner Negligent Ho[...]
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Vacating Tenant wants to Substitute Another Person on the Lease
2013_06 Ask the Admin tenant vacating wa[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [266.7 KB]
City Increases Enforcement on short term Rentals
2013_09 Ask the Admin City Increases Enf[...]
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Reduce the Likelihood of Future Non-Payment Collection Cases
2013_05(1) Ask the Admin Reducing the ri[...]
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New York Real Estate Journal

Some of the articles contributed by Howard Stern and published in New York Real Estate Journal can be found here.

Whether a purchase is a small multifamily or large many family building, due diligence is essential
NYREJ Article, 1.23.18 pdf..pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [90.7 KB]
Owners: It's Time to Review Your Property's Many Filings and Agreements-- Are they Up to Date?
NYREJ Article, 1.24.2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [417.5 KB]
Rent Regulations - A New York Phenomena
Owners of Rent Regulated Apartments are required to register their apartments every year with NYS Division of Housing & Community Renewal (DHCR)
01-2016 Howard Stern ESQ_HS NYRJ.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [246.7 KB]
Year in Review 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [267.3 KB]
Non-Payment Workshops at RSA.
Howard Stern, Esq., the Administrator of the RSA Legal Services Plan, leads one of RSA's Non-Payment Workshops. March 2014.
Non-Payment Workshops at RSA.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [511.1 KB]
How Effective Is Your Team? Property Issues to Discuss with your Attorney & Insurance Agent
How Effective Is Your Team.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [733.7 KB]
The Importance of Pass Alongs
The Importance of Pass Alongs.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [723.9 KB]
In This Market, No Owner or Leasing Agent Can Afford to...
In This Market....pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [584.5 KB]
Violations and Summonses
Violations and Summonses.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [606.3 KB]

Real Estate Weekly

Some of the articles contributed by Howard Stern and published in New York Real Estate Weekly will be updated shortly.

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