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Landlord challenging legality of Schenectady rental inspections

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A landlord facing up to $100,000 in fines for violating Schenectady’s rental certificate law is challenging the law’s constitutionality in court. The law requires landlords to submit to an inspection of every apartment before they are rented. Many landlords have complained the law is an unreasonable search, which is barred by the U.S. Constitution. But the last landlord to make that argument in court was facing severe code violations, and the judge ruled against him ...

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August 28, 2013
10:12 p.m.

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About time someone contested the City's illegal revenue generation scams.