Sign the ‘Stop Slumlords from Perpetrating Crimes to Victims’ Petition

TARGET – PRESIDING JUDGE FOR VICTIM’S INDIVIDUAL CASES, US CONGRESS, HEALTH DEPT., HOUSING AUTHORITY, AND ALL VICTIM OF SLUM LORD ABUSE LAWYERS

Sponsored by – RENTERS UNION

Please include your name and email if you need us to write you a letter of support to the local housing authority, department of building and safety, courtroom, commissioner, judge. The more pressure we put on the system the more chances you will have of obtaining your right to live in a safe and habitable apartment or home. Please keep a track of all letters, dates, emails concerning your housing problem by chance you have to attend a court session or be a witness for an abused tenant. Remember retaliation eviction is illegal yet many careless landlords, slumlords or unethical rental owners get away with this crime in court. Many renters feel intimidated by landlords and are afraid to make complaints to them or the system.  If you would like a letter be made for a court case please ensure that we have the correct details of your problem.  Please make every effort to make complaints to your local housing authority, department of building and safety, for roach & pest problems to the local health department, asbestos problems, pool problems, etc…Remember ask questions if you need to and make appointments with those inspectors inside these departments so they can make a report to your landlord.  Your landlord has to fix these problems by law.  Please write to Congress in your area to ask them to take away owner’s rights from careless landlords and slumlords once and for all.

“Slum Lords are vile criminals whose only aim is greed. These are accounts of just a few victims who fell prey to notorious Slumlords paying luxury apartment rent to only be robbed of their security, peace of mind, health, well being, and credit destroyed by these villains. “I was a victim of a well known Slum Lord in California named Milan Properties. These treacherous criminal minded owners bought and ran buildings and ran them to the ground while collecting overpriced rents from victims under illegal rental leases. While these slum lords raked in millions of dollars in profits, owned multi million dollar houses and buildings themselves while depriving tenants of all health and safety rules that they deserve keeping the buildings infested with roaches, termites, spiders with no manager in buildings that require management.  Milan kept up faulty wiring, lack of gate secure latches, had no call box outside, and advertised that they were renting a security building. The two head owners named Amy Rubenstein and Milan Puscovic aka Milan Rubenstein a married couple unscrupulously robbed all many of their renters of tenant rights while bypassing the county and State rules and laws almost every time.”  

“Milan Properties  unscrupulously lured investors into investment schemes while frauding those investors and hiding profits under various LLCs and promising to manage those buildings while not managing them.”

“Under the Fire Dept rules all buildings with a good sized number of units needs an on site manager at all times which they didn’t do. They used one witness faking she was the manager by keeping a false sign up stating that her unit was the managers and forcing this renter into involuntary servitute or “slavery” while under lease and paying overpriced rent for the unit. They promised to remove this professional sign but refused. Then they made her sign an agreement based on deception that she wouldn’t tamper with the property. She was forced slaved labored for Milan Properties for almost a year while ill and after being in the hospital twice. Surrounding building owners came complaining to her about the Milan building which was unkept, building up flies and filth, and the smell passed on to the next door buildings. Renters came to her knocking on her door day and night to see the properties. She asked them over and over again to remove the sign but Milan refused. After purchasing the property Milan Properties building didn’t have a manager onsite leaving the residents in dangerous circumstances including women, children, and disabled rent payers. This left the building in danger for no one was put in charge of turning off the gas lines and water lines in the event of an Earthquake which California is known for.  They refused to tell the renters that their units are infested with roaches and termites and they do not fumigate the buildings before they move in not disclosing the aweful truths and dangers of their buildings. This was nondisclosure of material facts to the contractees required by the DRE. In one of their buildings they used an old outdated gate system which closed and smashed into a tenant one day. After moving in they found out the gate was constanty broken down. This same gate system smashed and closed into another tenant’s body. The gate smashed electronically on their car damaging the car and causing injuries. They refused to officially fix this problem. They also used a torture tactic of evicting her while promising to pay for the damages. They then sent her a false bill stating that she owed them thousands of dollars for their personal use without cause or reason. They continued to threaten her and stalk her and accused her of calling the Health Dept as if she was guilty of anything.  The hospital bills as of yet have not been paid and they evicted her as a torture tactic ruining her credit, lying in court, after they forced her to endure a year of illness from the neglect of their unit, hospitalization, and some of the most horrible atrocious living and crimes she have ever witnessed to families and good citizens of all religions, faiths, colors, and creeds living under a slumlord and living on American soil. They forced seniors & the young alike to walk through pathways in the dark at night because they refused to abide by laws and put up the proper lighting in the building pathways in the common areas. Gang members gravitated towards this dark building and tried to break in, broke windows, and roamed the grounds which was not secure as advertised.”

“They refused to put up lighting in thier building so at night one had to walk on broken pathways in a semi dangerous area without any light to guide them to their apartment door.  Mothers and children could be seen trying to walk over pathways that were filled with potholes and broken cracks just to get to their car or apartment.  This is not in par with American rules of laws although the American system mostly ignored them and allowed these slum lords to continue their abuses on people.  It took 2 years for the city to ask them to even fix half of what needs fixing while people sufferred, became ill, sufferred damages in the meantime getting robbed and threatened by Milan for the high rent monies.”

“They hired a known Megan’s List Pedophile to hold the keys for all the apartments with a building with small children in it.  This Megan’s List Pedophile wore black leather skirts and could be heard from his window using a whip on his half his age female roomate subjecting children and tenants to these abuses. The owners were in full knowledge of events and renter’s criminal history. They refused to do due diligence or efficiently manage their buildings with complaints from all of their properties. This same pedophile was given the keys to all the units and many had children living inside them without notifying the parents that a pedophile now had their private keys in which he could walk in an out of with full access!”

A tenant stated:
“One day I was walking my dog and their bad gate just smashed into my body! Another time it smashed into my truck while exiting! They did nothing to fix the problem and threaten me for being a victim to it!”

One tenant stated:
“They breached and broke their leases, threatened people and “threw out” people who called the Health Dept and Housing Authority in retaliation.  This way they could ruin someone’s credit so that they cannot rent again.  “The courts allowed them to use retaliation eviction in my case and others fully breaking the laws of State of the inhabitable conditions.  The commissioner on the case was had mutual freinds because his son was good freinds with the Slum Lord’s leading council’s son who spent time at eachother’s houses. While retaliation eviction is fully illegal and tenants have rights the county has not fully supported its own laws.”

“Another tenant of one of their buildings just passed away due to the Slum Lord Milan Properties abuses, neglect, and harrassment. He was a disabled Veteran.  Amy Rubenstein and Milan Puscovic were seen threatening him and harrassing him til no end violating the laws of county, state, and nation.”

“The parking spaces they promised tenants before moving in were no longer available after moving in and were so small that tenants regular had to hit eachother’s cars.  They wouldn’t put a legal latch on the icey cold pool preventing disabled and children from entering or drowing required by law and ignored the county’s requests as well as tenant complaints.  The spaces were half the size required to fit properly into. The designation of spaces were all false on the leases.” 

“Milan Properties promised a heated swimming pool which turned out to be an ice pool filled with filth and only cleaned when they knew about any inspection. They used faulty advertising and promised a heated swimming pool and showed me another unit when I came to rent the apartment but after I paid them in full with a large sized deposit they gave me another unit altogether in the back of the building with fixtures broken, a stairway falling apart, and my front door was broken and didn’t lock correctly. When a County inspector did come by they bypassed people’s individual aparments for Milan Properties never told the renters that their apartments needed by law to be inpsected. People were also afraid to complain or rock the boat due to Milan Properties high criminal code and unethical ownership. My complaints were left ignored, my problems unfixed, and the rent high. The City mostly doesn’t care. The City never inspected properly either way and left things undone. In fact I know they only took a sample of units when inspecting and even bypassed my unit while I was home after  a year of living there while I had all sorts of problems living upstairs including a banister and upstairs fence which was broken. In other words anyone could just fall off the second story of the building because of lack of fixtures. Although the City knew about the smashing broken gate they also didn’t report it as if they were secretly paid off by the wealthy Milans of Milan Properties.”

“Mold and drainage problems caused floods in walkways and common areas combined with destruction to tenants property without compensation. They rented out illegal units that weren’t registered.  They would threaten, use violent threats, and eviction notices on any tenant who spoke out or called their office asking for something to be fixed.  Other renters who lived there and complained were of various ethnic and racial backgrounds including caucasion single folks, families with young children, mixed racial couples, latina and latino families, senior citizens, caucasion single women, those who came from out of State, and more. I saw a mother and her newborn child trying to cross over to her apartment in their flooded common area one day. They refused to address and fix the drainage problem inside the building. This was dangerous and humiliating.”

“Mold and mildew caused a young poorer couple’s children’s illness and because of the roach infestation they had to rid of much of their furniture. Since their financial levels were so low and the rents so high they couldn’t afford an attorney. Finding a good and I say a good Contingency Attorney is a rarity let alone a possibility.  Milan Properties knows all this and would rather hire one of their own attorneys to terrorize and retaliate then to fix 100 dollars worth of lighting in the buildings.”

“I am 8 months pregnant and I just moved here! My apartment is infested with roaches. I am about to give birth. What are we supposed to do now? I can’t move now being in this condition, signed a lease with Milan and now I know they will force us to have roaches in our babie’s bassinet while we sleep and will evict us if we complain.”

“Milan Properties got tenants to pay rent checks into their personal accounts and kept changing the names of their LLCs (or make the rent check out here or there this month) to avoid auditing from investors to hide the profits. Milan Properties frauded investors and lied to them about managing the buildings.”

“They continue to pursue investors at a high rate buying up buildings where they can take advantage of disabled, older folks, vets, minorities, teens who have no credit who find it hard to find an apt., and anyone who is at prey to the high cost of finding an apt in California due to the constant credit check fees at each one.”

A tenant stated:
“They used one of their criminal tenants to threaten my life for five months using a trained violent pit bull who came to my door having her dog threaten me and my 7 pound dog while she threatened to beat me up. They did nothing about this.  I was terrorized.  The police said it was a private property matter reguarding the dog off the leash and just spoke to her without taking any real action. The owners were in full awareness of these events and did nothing to counter onsite crimes. They also pretended I was the manager and kept a sign up against my will stating that my unit was the managers’. People knocked at my door day and night with complaints or problems. Neighboring apartment owners came to me to complain about the problems of this Milan Property which was affecting them. I asked and was told the sign would be taken down but it was not.  I was paying full rent and all the time forced to slave labor for the duo against my consent.” 

“They would raise rents while fixing nothing. Sometimes they sent over unlicensed immigrants who answered to them and not to the standard fixture laws of the State in other words they paid unlicensed immigrants to check or oversee important fixtures in the buildings that could endanger or harm tenants.  They used unlicensed workers at times while nothing was actually fixed.”

“They forced a disabled couple one being a nurse for the Vet’s Hospital on very limited income to pay for the buiding’s electricity because it was wired wrong leaving everyone in danger.  They hired and paid their own unlicensed workers to do the check on the wires.  The County just didn’t have the time to pursue all those problems nor did it care very much forcing victims to endure illegal leases and abuses quite severe.”

They own buildings spanning allover California. 

Here are the statements from yet another renter:
“Milan Properites wouldn’t fix a broken window that wouldn’t close for ten months while I rented and it caused me a viral infection whereas I had to go to hospital while still demanding rent, no apology, no concern and overpricing me on rent every month. I couldn’t stand up and barely breathe because the viral infection and whereas I called and wrote to Milan Properties about the problem afterwards they ignored me and threatened me with a 3 day notice while paying overpriced luxury apartment rent to them. The housing authority finally did write a report on the mold and mildew but Mold & Mildew are known to cause serious illnesses from lung infections to breathing problems and Milan was supposed to have this problem taken care of before I moved into it. I heard complaints from other tenants about the same problem in their units. I was forced to live with the mold and mildew the entire year and had to spend time at the hospital and being ill most of that time there. They rufused to address my problem when I called them and when I did call them and demand things to be taken care of they gave me a 3 day notice to move. I was supposed to pack all my belongings and furniture something which could take 2 or 3 months to do while ill in 3 days and just move because they didn’t respect the laws of the State< nation, and City. This I found out is a common known tactic used by Slumlords who terrorize and sicken unsuspecting renters at high rates all around the world today. With all the problems I found out about and falling prey to their criminal conduct I couldn’t afford to fix everything myself. When I moved I repainted the apartment and made it immaculate and still Milan Properties haven’t returned my deposit. This I heard from other renters they did to other tenants and would steal deposits that were and are rightfully the renters. They refused to respond to calls, return deposits, pay the percentage required required by law back to renters on their deposits, stalked, and harrassed people who even stood up by telephone, and pretended to fully fix some things while they were not fixed what so ever.”

We want to stop Milan Properties and others like them from owning and running buildings because they do not deserve that liberty of running a building nor do they upkeep laws that are held by cities. I would like them to not pay small tiny fines that cost them a buck or two but to be sent to prison for those hideous violations and human rights violations and be held fully accountable. They take advantage of the plight of renters wherever they can luring them into illegal leases into buildings where they do not disclose the truth or uphold laws then punish people for making an issue over it. They breach leases from the get go by violating the laws that City already implemented.  They are famous for disabling and taking advantage of minority groups who do not fully speak English and rob them blind charging the same rents luxury apartment owners do without any of the cleanliness, upkeep, or abiding  by the laws. 

When a building owner buys a building and plans on housing people they need to abide by health and safety rules fully so that renters keep their health and they are kept fully safe.  Tenants have a right to be and feel safe where they live. If building owners refuse to first make the property habitable before allowing citizens to rent those properties they cannot be allowed to rent and profit. 

In another case a woman’s children were hurt due to Milan’s negligence and corrupt enterprises and one has a heart condition. This is not fair. Not one apology has come from that team but threats and legal proceedings for speaking about it to others. A threat letter was sent to her for speaking about the issue and wrongdoings.

The couple who own Milan Properties are avoiding service now inside their mansion with a gate therfore not subject to legal accountability.  They know how to try to skirt a lawsuit and have fake business offices whereas they have used a business office that is in shambles and demolished with no one in it to represent their mailing address for checks. 

The list is almost endless as to whose life they have destroyed, sickness they have caused,  ruined credit and the unhappiness they have caused.  They use so many various business names in court houses that it is hard to follow a certain track on the court records to see if there were past problems with them.

The list seems almost endless as to the victims of Slum Lords allover the country from terrible abuses to Senior Citizens who cannot afford to move to new born babies who have to endure unsanitary, unsafe, and unhealthy conditions.  Anyone can become a victim to a Slum Lord who does not disclose in the beginning the full truth about their rental properties luring one into a lease based on lack of truth forcing a person or family to endure some of the most extreme and hideous circumstances.  Slum Lords continue to purchase buildings, make profits, at the cost of human life, human suffering, and violating the laws of Country and State. 

Milan Properties is currently threatening a human rights website as well for speaking about the truth.  Milan Properties is trying to silence freedom of speech and pathways of regress & justice.

We have viewed public videos of slumlord buildings allover the country, have heard statements by slumlord victims, and have seen the ways and means by which they are allowed to pursue the seriousness of the crime of slumlording being ignored by authorities and tresspassing on human rights and values combined with spitting in the face of current day laws and those who uphold those laws.

Let’s pass new laws that sets a much higher standard and enforces the current day laws already in place protecting citizens from the atrocities of living under a Slum Lord such as Milan Properties.

Set the standard that instead of extremely low fines such as a $49.00 dollar fine for not complying with the law for a year that a fine of $50,000.00 and five to fifteen years in prison for allowing health and safety conditions to lapse what so ever!  To hold the Slum Lord fully accountable for all and any sicknessess or illnesses related from asbestos problems to unsanitary conditions inside their buildings besides the fines and jail sentences.  These problems are direct death threats and can be treated as thus. Causing the ill health of another human being is a crime no matter which way one looks at it. In a slumlord’s case it is purposefull, ill willed, and negligent. They do have full knowledge about the problems of their buildings yet do not uphold laws or respect those renter’s rights.

To set the standard straight that all buildings are tented prior to citizens moving in and fumigated correctly so that when citizens do move in they are not subject to rats, vermon, spiders, roaches, and termites. Anyone who violates this basic law is subject to five years or more in prison and a fine with punitive damages always in the renter’s favor. With this basic law upheld areas are cleaned up once and for all, diseases and health costs diminished, and high cost or low cost slums or slumlording in any area get to be a thing of the past. Anger is diminished as well which diminishes violence and crime therefor the Country starts to clean itself up. If a potential building owner or land owner cannot afford the costs to keep or make the property safe and fully 100% habitable then there needs to be a law barring that person, group, or business from purchasing a property. When potential building owner plans on taking lives under their care through purchasing a building which they are to rent to citizens they must prove they will abide by the codes and laws 100% before hand. If they have a court record of mistreating and evicting renters then they need to be barred from renting and any or all licenses taken away so they don’t continue to ruin the country’s morals and people’s lives! Slums should not have to exist anywhere!

To take away fully a Slum Lord’s  and Milan Properties’ right to buy, sell, or manage property under any and all conditions after they prove that case after case or call after call they will not abide by the rules.  Their DRE or (Department of Real Estate Licences) be revoked, their business licences revoked under any hidden LLC or business name.

A fine is based on each apartment unit complaining that is each person has a right to withhold rent, sue, and collect for emotional distress, illness related to apartment negligence, and a right to press criminal charges against the owner/Slum Lord or manager responsible for the property based on uninhabitable conditions and breach of leasing agreements or violating Fire Dept., Housing Authority laws, and Health Dept. rules. It is not a Civil Matter it is a Criminal matter regarding Slumlords and that Slumlords are arrestable by the local police authorities and not released on bail. At all times these laws are upheld in each State and County and no individual judge or commissioner can be bought off, paid off the backend, or sympathize with the Slum Lord in question based on family relations or secret freindships.  That there be no more loophole for a slumlord anywhere. All loopholes abolished and leniency no more! The war on slumlords is on. Those lacking laws that consistently allow for Slumlords to rule entire cities and blocks, support politicians running for office and stay in charge of diminishing the quality of a country be abolished now. There should be no loopholes for these treacherous vermon of any nation any longer.

That in the case of death or illness connected with Slum Lord abuses, negligence, terror and scare tacticts that the Slum Lord is charged with murder, mayhem, assault, and/or manslaughter of their victims with the full jail sentence, fines, and terms instituted a regular criminal who is directly charged and no sweeping these types of death threats under the carpet. People have died and been hospitalized because of Slum Lords including Milan Properties.  This includes Milan Properties who caused the death and are inherently responsible for the death of one of its tenents  recently.

Let’s also put a charge to building owners so that potential renters can know the history of complaints about a building they are thinking of renting.  Renters are known to charge fees associated with credit checks at times and sometimes to morose amounts of money. Some make insurmountable profits by charging fees to apply for an apartment while hiding the fact that they do not have a sincere intention to rent the apartment in question.  Some Slumlords charge hundreds of people per day for the same apartment. A renter has a right to know the court cases and charges on a Landlord and to know the last housing and health department inspection. A renter has a right to know if the building is painted with lead and see the reports about it. A renter has a right to know who is managing the building and if they are fully licensed.  A renter has a right to know if the building has health code and housing authority violations already written up about the building. A renter has a right to know if their unit is legally registered.  Renters need to charge a research fee to Landlords to check those records and a standard for checking should be implemented where as a renter is given full and easy access to the history and current state of a building and their unit in question. The court records need to also pinpoint all and any cases although with various business names with a system that points out to a renter what sort of record and history a Landlord has with renters and the court complaints filed against them.  A renter has a right to know these issues at hand.

Sign the petition and let’s tell them to stop Slum Lords from perpetrating more crimes and to be held accountable. Please also print out this petition to show your individual Housing Authority officials, your health department officals, individual lawyers, judges, commissioners, police, fire department officals in your area for this petition belongs to the people. Victims of slumlords from allover have the right to use this petition for any and all just causes now and in the future.

IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE WITH AN ISSUE PLEASE RESPOND TO RENTER’S UNION WITH YOUR E-MAIL AND REASON. If you are having a health issue, a building and safety issue in your area please immediately contact your local building and safety division or health department to arrange and schedual an inspection. If you are being threatened by your landlord please contact your local police department and file an immediate complaint.  If you can afford an attorney please consult with an attorney.  Look up in your area if you can get free legal advise. There are some free legal help offices that help victims of abusive landlords. Please feel free to print out this petition and bring it to court with you. If you are having a problem with a judge or commissioner please refer to the local judicial review board and fill out then file a formal complaint. Any judge who supports Slumlording or Careless Landlording is in violation of County and State laws.

If interested in volunteering with us please respond to the Renter’s Union with your email address and as to what capacity you are willing to help with this issue. We fully welcome lawyers, students, and idea people to get America cleaned up of its slums.  Letter writing campaigners are also welcome. 

If you are new to renting please do not hesitate to ask the landlord in question for a paper file of his/her complete history on the building at hand including all Dept of building and safety issues, all health dept issues, and a court record of evictions, complaints, and reasons for those complaints.  You may offset your credit  charge fee by asking for a fee in return if you are forced to research their files on your own. 

For more recourse or information please call your local Housing Authority.

If you are having lead and asbestos problems in your building please contact the local Health Dept for more telephone numbers and contact information for individuals handling the asbestos and lead problems at certain buildings.

If there is no manager in your building and you have 16 Units or more please contact the local fire dept. to file a formal complaint.

Keep a record of all your rental stubs, copies of letters of complaints to landlords, dates of phone calls, copies of medical records and bills together always if problems arise. 

Other recourse is to contact your local legislative heads in writing, by phone, and by e-mail. 

You do have a right by law to withold rent from the landlord if within a reasonable time inhabitable issues have not been fixed. You also have a right to fix the problem yourself and withhold that amount of rent up to $500.00.  Keep receipts.  If landlord inflicts retaliatary eviction you will need to in turn sue the landlord for wrongfull eviction in small claims court. Small claims court is available to tenants and allows up to $7,500.00. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact attorneys in your area because you may have recourse for damages, moving expenses, and other for individual cases. 

Thou Shalt Not Fear! Claim your rights to live up to par in America now!

Please include your name and email if you need us to write you a letter of support to the local housing authority, department of building and safety, courtroom, commissioner, judge. The more pressure we put on the system the more chances you will have of obtaining your right to live in a safe and habitable apartment or home. Please keep a track of all letters, dates, emails concerning your housing problem by chance you have to attend a court session or be a witness for an abused tenant. Remember retaliation eviction is illegal yet many careless landlords, slumlords or unethical rental owners get away with this crime in court. Many renters feel intimidated by landlords and are afraid to make complaints to them or the system.  If you would like a letter be made for a court case please ensure that we have the correct details of your problem.  Please make every effort to make complaints to your local housing authority, department of building and safety, for roach & pest problems to the local health department, asbestos problems, pool problems, etc…Remember ask questions if you need to and make appointments with those inspectors inside these departments so they can make a report to your landlord.  Your landlord has to fix these problems by law.  Please write to Congress in your area to ask them to take away owner’s rights from careless landlords and slumlords once and for all.

“Slum Lords are vile criminals whose only aim is greed. These are accounts of just a few victims who fell prey to notorious Slumlords paying luxury apartment rent to only be robbed of their security, peace of mind, health, well being, and credit destroyed by these villains. “I was a victim of a well known Slum Lord in California named Milan Properties. These treacherous criminal minded owners bought and ran buildings and ran them to the ground while collecting overpriced rents from victims under illegal rental leases. While these slum lords raked in millions of dollars in profits, owned multi million dollar houses and buildings themselves while depriving tenants of all health and safety rules that they deserve keeping the buildings infested with roaches, termites, spiders with no manager in buildings that require management.  Milan kept up faulty wiring, lack of gate secure latches, had no call box outside, and advertised that they were renting a security building. The two head owners named Amy Rubenstein and Milan Puscovic aka Milan Rubenstein a married couple unscrupulously robbed all many of their renters of tenant rights while bypassing the county and State rules and laws almost every time.”  

“Milan Properties  unscrupulously lured investors into investment schemes while frauding those investors and hiding profits under various LLCs and promising to manage those buildings while not managing them.”

“Under the Fire Dept rules all buildings with a good sized number of units needs an on site manager at all times which they didn’t do. They used one witness faking she was the manager by keeping a false sign up stating that her unit was the managers and forcing this renter into involuntary servitute or “slavery” while under lease and paying overpriced rent for the unit. They promised to remove this professional sign but refused. Then they made her sign an agreement based on deception that she wouldn’t tamper with the property. She was forced slaved labored for Milan Properties for almost a year while ill and after being in the hospital twice. Surrounding building owners came complaining to her about the Milan building which was unkept, building up flies and filth, and the smell passed on to the next door buildings. Renters came to her knocking on her door day and night to see the properties. She asked them over and over again to remove the sign but Milan refused. After purchasing the property Milan Properties building didn’t have a manager onsite leaving the residents in dangerous circumstances including women, children, and disabled rent payers. This left the building in danger for no one was put in charge of turning off the gas lines and water lines in the event of an Earthquake which California is known for.  They refused to tell the renters that their units are infested with roaches and termites and they do not fumigate the buildings before they move in not disclosing the aweful truths and dangers of their buildings. This was nondisclosure of material facts to the contractees required by the DRE. In one of their buildings they used an old outdated gate system which closed and smashed into a tenant one day. After moving in they found out the gate was constanty broken down. This same gate system smashed and closed into another tenant’s body. The gate smashed electronically on their car damaging the car and causing injuries. They refused to officially fix this problem. They also used a torture tactic of evicting her while promising to pay for the damages. They then sent her a false bill stating that she owed them thousands of dollars for their personal use without cause or reason. They continued to threaten her and stalk her and accused her of calling the Health Dept as if she was guilty of anything.  The hospital bills as of yet have not been paid and they evicted her as a torture tactic ruining her credit, lying in court, after they forced her to endure a year of illness from the neglect of their unit, hospitalization, and some of the most horrible atrocious living and crimes she have ever witnessed to families and good citizens of all religions, faiths, colors, and creeds living under a slumlord and living on American soil. They forced seniors & the young alike to walk through pathways in the dark at night because they refused to abide by laws and put up the proper lighting in the building pathways in the common areas. Gang members gravitated towards this dark building and tried to break in, broke windows, and roamed the grounds which was not secure as advertised.”

“They refused to put up lighting in thier building so at night one had to walk on broken pathways in a semi dangerous area without any light to guide them to their apartment door.  Mothers and children could be seen trying to walk over pathways that were filled with potholes and broken cracks just to get to their car or apartment.  This is not in par with American rules of laws although the American system mostly ignored them and allowed these slum lords to continue their abuses on people.  It took 2 years for the city to ask them to even fix half of what needs fixing while people sufferred, became ill, sufferred damages in the meantime getting robbed and threatened by Milan for the high rent monies.”

“They hired a known Megan’s List Pedophile to hold the keys for all the apartments with a building with small children in it.  This Megan’s List Pedophile wore black leather skirts and could be heard from his window using a whip on his half his age female roomate subjecting children and tenants to these abuses. The owners were in full knowledge of events and renter’s criminal history. They refused to do due diligence or efficiently manage their buildings with complaints from all of their properties. This same pedophile was given the keys to all the units and many had children living inside them without notifying the parents that a pedophile now had their private keys in which he could walk in an out of with full access!”

A tenant stated:
“One day I was walking my dog and their bad gate just smashed into my body! Another time it smashed into my truck while exiting! They did nothing to fix the problem and threaten me for being a victim to it!”

One tenant stated:
“They breached and broke their leases, threatened people and “threw out” people who called the Health Dept and Housing Authority in retaliation.  This way they could ruin someone’s credit so that they cannot rent again.  “The courts allowed them to use retaliation eviction in my case and others fully breaking the laws of State of the inhabitable conditions.  The commissioner on the case was had mutual freinds because his son was good freinds with the Slum Lord’s leading council’s son who spent time at eachother’s houses. While retaliation eviction is fully illegal and tenants have rights the county has not fully supported its own laws.”

“Another tenant of one of their buildings just passed away due to the Slum Lord Milan Properties abuses, neglect, and harrassment. He was a disabled Veteran.  Amy Rubenstein and Milan Puscovic were seen threatening him and harrassing him til no end violating the laws of county, state, and nation.”

“The parking spaces they promised tenants before moving in were no longer available after moving in and were so small that tenants regular had to hit eachother’s cars.  They wouldn’t put a legal latch on the icey cold pool preventing disabled and children from entering or drowing required by law and ignored the county’s requests as well as tenant complaints.  The spaces were half the size required to fit properly into. The designation of spaces were all false on the leases.” 

“Milan Properties promised a heated swimming pool which turned out to be an ice pool filled with filth and only cleaned when they knew about any inspection. They used faulty advertising and promised a heated swimming pool and showed me another unit when I came to rent the apartment but after I paid them in full with a large sized deposit they gave me another unit altogether in the back of the building with fixtures broken, a stairway falling apart, and my front door was broken and didn’t lock correctly. When a County inspector did come by they bypassed people’s individual aparments for Milan Properties never told the renters that their apartments needed by law to be inpsected. People were also afraid to complain or rock the boat due to Milan Properties high criminal code and unethical ownership. My complaints were left ignored, my problems unfixed, and the rent high. The City mostly doesn’t care. The City never inspected properly either way and left things undone. In fact I know they only took a sample of units when inspecting and even bypassed my unit while I was home after  a year of living there while I had all sorts of problems living upstairs including a banister and upstairs fence which was broken. In other words anyone could just fall off the second story of the building because of lack of fixtures. Although the City knew about the smashing broken gate they also didn’t report it as if they were secretly paid off by the wealthy Milans of Milan Properties.”

“Mold and drainage problems caused floods in walkways and common areas combined with destruction to tenants property without compensation. They rented out illegal units that weren’t registered.  They would threaten, use violent threats, and eviction notices on any tenant who spoke out or called their office asking for something to be fixed.  Other renters who lived there and complained were of various ethnic and racial backgrounds including caucasion single folks, families with young children, mixed racial couples, latina and latino families, senior citizens, caucasion single women, those who came from out of State, and more. I saw a mother and her newborn child trying to cross over to her apartment in their flooded common area one day. They refused to address and fix the drainage problem inside the building. This was dangerous and humiliating.”

“Mold and mildew caused a young poorer couple’s children’s illness and because of the roach infestation they had to rid of much of their furniture. Since their financial levels were so low and the rents so high they couldn’t afford an attorney. Finding a good and I say a good Contingency Attorney is a rarity let alone a possibility.  Milan Properties knows all this and would rather hire one of their own attorneys to terrorize and retaliate then to fix 100 dollars worth of lighting in the buildings.”

“I am 8 months pregnant and I just moved here! My apartment is infested with roaches. I am about to give birth. What are we supposed to do now? I can’t move now being in this condition, signed a lease with Milan and now I know they will force us to have roaches in our babie’s bassinet while we sleep and will evict us if we complain.”

“Milan Properties got tenants to pay rent checks into their personal accounts and kept changing the names of their LLCs (or make the rent check out here or there this month) to avoid auditing from investors to hide the profits. Milan Properties frauded investors and lied to them about managing the buildings.”

“They continue to pursue investors at a high rate buying up buildings where they can take advantage of disabled, older folks, vets, minorities, teens who have no credit who find it hard to find an apt., and anyone who is at prey to the high cost of finding an apt in California due to the constant credit check fees at each one.”

A tenant stated:
“They used one of their criminal tenants to threaten my life for five months using a trained violent pit bull who came to my door having her dog threaten me and my 7 pound dog while she threatened to beat me up. They did nothing about this.  I was terrorized.  The police said it was a private property matter reguarding the dog off the leash and just spoke to her without taking any real action. The owners were in full awareness of these events and did nothing to counter onsite crimes. They also pretended I was the manager and kept a sign up against my will stating that my unit was the managers’. People knocked at my door day and night with complaints or problems. Neighboring apartment owners came to me to complain about the problems of this Milan Property which was affecting them. I asked and was told the sign would be taken down but it was not.  I was paying full rent and all the time forced to slave labor for the duo against my consent.” 

“They would raise rents while fixing nothing. Sometimes they sent over unlicensed immigrants who answered to them and not to the standard fixture laws of the State in other words they paid unlicensed immigrants to check or oversee important fixtures in the buildings that could endanger or harm tenants.  They used unlicensed workers at times while nothing was actually fixed.”

“They forced a disabled couple one being a nurse for the Vet’s Hospital on very limited income to pay for the buiding’s electricity because it was wired wrong leaving everyone in danger.  They hired and paid their own unlicensed workers to do the check on the wires.  The County just didn’t have the time to pursue all those problems nor did it care very much forcing victims to endure illegal leases and abuses quite severe.”

They own buildings spanning allover California. 

Here are the statements from yet another renter:
“Milan Properites wouldn’t fix a broken window that wouldn’t close for ten months while I rented and it caused me a viral infection whereas I had to go to hospital while still demanding rent, no apology, no concern and overpricing me on rent every month. I couldn’t stand up and barely breathe because the viral infection and whereas I called and wrote to Milan Properties about the problem afterwards they ignored me and threatened me with a 3 day notice while paying overpriced luxury apartment rent to them. The housing authority finally did write a report on the mold and mildew but Mold & Mildew are known to cause serious illnesses from lung infections to breathing problems and Milan was supposed to have this problem taken care of before I moved into it. I heard complaints from other tenants about the same problem in their units. I was forced to live with the mold and mildew the entire year and had to spend time at the hospital and being ill most of that time there. They rufused to address my problem when I called them and when I did call them and demand things to be taken care of they gave me a 3 day notice to move. I was supposed to pack all my belongings and furniture something which could take 2 or 3 months to do while ill in 3 days and just move because they didn’t respect the laws of the State< nation, and City. This I found out is a common known tactic used by Slumlords who terrorize and sicken unsuspecting renters at high rates all around the world today. With all the problems I found out about and falling prey to their criminal conduct I couldn’t afford to fix everything myself. When I moved I repainted the apartment and made it immaculate and still Milan Properties haven’t returned my deposit. This I heard from other renters they did to other tenants and would steal deposits that were and are rightfully the renters. They refused to respond to calls, return deposits, pay the percentage required required by law back to renters on their deposits, stalked, and harrassed people who even stood up by telephone, and pretended to fully fix some things while they were not fixed what so ever.”

We want to stop Milan Properties and others like them from owning and running buildings because they do not deserve that liberty of running a building nor do they upkeep laws that are held by cities. I would like them to not pay small tiny fines that cost them a buck or two but to be sent to prison for those hideous violations and human rights violations and be held fully accountable. They take advantage of the plight of renters wherever they can luring them into illegal leases into buildings where they do not disclose the truth or uphold laws then punish people for making an issue over it. They breach leases from the get go by violating the laws that City already implemented.  They are famous for disabling and taking advantage of minority groups who do not fully speak English and rob them blind charging the same rents luxury apartment owners do without any of the cleanliness, upkeep, or abiding  by the laws. 

When a building owner buys a building and plans on housing people they need to abide by health and safety rules fully so that renters keep their health and they are kept fully safe.  Tenants have a right to be and feel safe where they live. If building owners refuse to first make the property habitable before allowing citizens to rent those properties they cannot be allowed to rent and profit. 

In another case a woman’s children were hurt due to Milan’s negligence and corrupt enterprises and one has a heart condition. This is not fair. Not one apology has come from that team but threats and legal proceedings for speaking about it to others. A threat letter was sent to her for speaking about the issue and wrongdoings.

The couple who own Milan Properties are avoiding service now inside their mansion with a gate therfore not subject to legal accountability.  They know how to try to skirt a lawsuit and have fake business offices whereas they have used a business office that is in shambles and demolished with no one in it to represent their mailing address for checks. 

The list is almost endless as to whose life they have destroyed, sickness they have caused,  ruined credit and the unhappiness they have caused.  They use so many various business names in court houses that it is hard to follow a certain track on the court records to see if there were past problems with them.

The list seems almost endless as to the victims of Slum Lords allover the country from terrible abuses to Senior Citizens who cannot afford to move to new born babies who have to endure unsanitary, unsafe, and unhealthy conditions.  Anyone can become a victim to a Slum Lord who does not disclose in the beginning the full truth about their rental properties luring one into a lease based on lack of truth forcing a person or family to endure some of the most extreme and hideous circumstances.  Slum Lords continue to purchase buildings, make profits, at the cost of human life, human suffering, and violating the laws of Country and State. 

Milan Properties is currently threatening a human rights website as well for speaking about the truth.  Milan Properties is trying to silence freedom of speech and pathways of regress & justice.

We have viewed public videos of slumlord buildings allover the country, have heard statements by slumlord victims, and have seen the ways and means by which they are allowed to pursue the seriousness of the crime of slumlording being ignored by authorities and tresspassing on human rights and values combined with spitting in the face of current day laws and those who uphold those laws.

Let’s pass new laws that sets a much higher standard and enforces the current day laws already in place protecting citizens from the atrocities of living under a Slum Lord such as Milan Properties.

Set the standard that instead of extremely low fines such as a $49.00 dollar fine for not complying with the law for a year that a fine of $50,000.00 and five to fifteen years in prison for allowing health and safety conditions to lapse what so ever!  To hold the Slum Lord fully accountable for all and any sicknessess or illnesses related from asbestos problems to unsanitary conditions inside their buildings besides the fines and jail sentences.  These problems are direct death threats and can be treated as thus. Causing the ill health of another human being is a crime no matter which way one looks at it. In a slumlord’s case it is purposefull, ill willed, and negligent. They do have full knowledge about the problems of their buildings yet do not uphold laws or respect those renter’s rights.

To set the standard straight that all buildings are tented prior to citizens moving in and fumigated correctly so that when citizens do move in they are not subject to rats, vermon, spiders, roaches, and termites. Anyone who violates this basic law is subject to five years or more in prison and a fine with punitive damages always in the renter’s favor. With this basic law upheld areas are cleaned up once and for all, diseases and health costs diminished, and high cost or low cost slums or slumlording in any area get to be a thing of the past. Anger is diminished as well which diminishes violence and crime therefor the Country starts to clean itself up. If a potential building owner or land owner cannot afford the costs to keep or make the property safe and fully 100% habitable then there needs to be a law barring that person, group, or business from purchasing a property. When potential building owner plans on taking lives under their care through purchasing a building which they are to rent to citizens they must prove they will abide by the codes and laws 100% before hand. If they have a court record of mistreating and evicting renters then they need to be barred from renting and any or all licenses taken away so they don’t continue to ruin the country’s morals and people’s lives! Slums should not have to exist anywhere!

To take away fully a Slum Lord’s  and Milan Properties’ right to buy, sell, or manage property under any and all conditions after they prove that case after case or call after call they will not abide by the rules.  Their DRE or (Department of Real Estate Licences) be revoked, their business licences revoked under any hidden LLC or business name.

A fine is based on each apartment unit complaining that is each person has a right to withhold rent, sue, and collect for emotional distress, illness related to apartment negligence, and a right to press criminal charges against the owner/Slum Lord or manager responsible for the property based on uninhabitable conditions and breach of leasing agreements or violating Fire Dept., Housing Authority laws, and Health Dept. rules. It is not a Civil Matter it is a Criminal matter regarding Slumlords and that Slumlords are arrestable by the local police authorities and not released on bail. At all times these laws are upheld in each State and County and no individual judge or commissioner can be bought off, paid off the backend, or sympathize with the Slum Lord in question based on family relations or secret freindships.  That there be no more loophole for a slumlord anywhere. All loopholes abolished and leniency no more! The war on slumlords is on. Those lacking laws that consistently allow for Slumlords to rule entire cities and blocks, support politicians running for office and stay in charge of diminishing the quality of a country be abolished now. There should be no loopholes for these treacherous vermon of any nation any longer.

That in the case of death or illness connected with Slum Lord abuses, negligence, terror and scare tacticts that the Slum Lord is charged with murder, mayhem, assault, and/or manslaughter of their victims with the full jail sentence, fines, and terms instituted a regular criminal who is directly charged and no sweeping these types of death threats under the carpet. People have died and been hospitalized because of Slum Lords including Milan Properties.  This includes Milan Properties who caused the death and are inherently responsible for the death of one of its tenents  recently.

Let’s also put a charge to building owners so that potential renters can know the history of complaints about a building they are thinking of renting.  Renters are known to charge fees associated with credit checks at times and sometimes to morose amounts of money. Some make insurmountable profits by charging fees to apply for an apartment while hiding the fact that they do not have a sincere intention to rent the apartment in question.  Some Slumlords charge hundreds of people per day for the same apartment. A renter has a right to know the court cases and charges on a Landlord and to know the last housing and health department inspection. A renter has a right to know if the building is painted with lead and see the reports about it. A renter has a right to know who is managing the building and if they are fully licensed.  A renter has a right to know if the building has health code and housing authority violations already written up about the building. A renter has a right to know if their unit is legally registered.  Renters need to charge a research fee to Landlords to check those records and a standard for checking should be implemented where as a renter is given full and easy access to the history and current state of a building and their unit in question. The court records need to also pinpoint all and any cases although with various business names with a system that points out to a renter what sort of record and history a Landlord has with renters and the court complaints filed against them.  A renter has a right to know these issues at hand.

Sign the petition and let’s tell them to stop Slum Lords from perpetrating more crimes and to be held accountable. Please also print out this petition to show your individual Housing Authority officials, your health department officals, individual lawyers, judges, commissioners, police, fire department officals in your area for this petition belongs to the people. Victims of slumlords from allover have the right to use this petition for any and all just causes now and in the future.

IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE WITH AN ISSUE PLEASE RESPOND TO RENTER’S UNION WITH YOUR E-MAIL AND REASON. If you are having a health issue, a building and safety issue in your area please immediately contact your local building and safety division or health department to arrange and schedual an inspection. If you are being threatened by your landlord please contact your local police department and file an immediate complaint.  If you can afford an attorney please consult with an attorney.  Look up in your area if you can get free legal advise. There are some free legal help offices that help victims of abusive landlords. Please feel free to print out this petition and bring it to court with you. If you are having a problem with a judge or commissioner please refer to the local judicial review board and fill out then file a formal complaint. Any judge who supports Slumlording or Careless Landlording is in violation of County and State laws.

If interested in volunteering with us please respond to the Renter’s Union with your email address and as to what capacity you are willing to help with this issue. We fully welcome lawyers, students, and idea people to get America cleaned up of its slums.  Letter writing campaigners are also welcome. 

If you are new to renting please do not hesitate to ask the landlord in question for a paper file of his/her complete history on the building at hand including all Dept of building and safety issues, all health dept issues, and a court record of evictions, complaints, and reasons for those complaints.  You may offset your credit  charge fee by asking for a fee in return if you are forced to research their files on your own. 

For more recourse or information please call your local Housing Authority.

If you are having lead and asbestos problems in your building please contact the local Health Dept for more telephone numbers and contact information for individuals handling the asbestos and lead problems at certain buildings.

If there is no manager in your building and you have 16 Units or more please contact the local fire dept. to file a formal complaint.

Keep a record of all your rental stubs, copies of letters of complaints to landlords, dates of phone calls, copies of medical records and bills together always if problems arise. 

Other recourse is to contact your local legislative heads in writing, by phone, and by e-mail. 

You do have a right by law to withold rent from the landlord if within a reasonable time inhabitable issues have not been fixed. You also have a right to fix the problem yourself and withhold that amount of rent up to $500.00.  Keep receipts.  If landlord inflicts retaliatary eviction you will need to in turn sue the landlord for wrongfull eviction in small claims court. Small claims court is available to tenants and allows up to $7,500.00. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact attorneys in your area because you may have recourse for damages, moving expenses, and other for individual cases. 

Thou Shalt Not Fear! Claim your rights to live up to par in America now!

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