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Landlord-tenant relations out the window

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Queens landlord Santino DiFiore wants to seal up nine of ten windows in a rent-controlled tenant's two-bedroom apartment so he can build a tower next door. Shockingly, that's a no-no. The DOB has responded with its full arsenal: an application audit, a stop-work order, and an investigation. Smackdown! Says JoAnn McGurty Sullivan, the rent-controlled tenant in question, "[DiFiore] took my life, shook it up and threw it on the floor." How 'bout a little landlord defenestration through that remaining window? [Post]