“It’s still good, it’s still good!” (Image Source: Bobolink via Flickr)
Some call him “controversial.” Others, notorious.
No matter how contentious a label you pin on neglectful Bay Ridge landlord Mousa Khalil, you can be sure to find others who agree with you, as reported by Will Bredderman in a pleasingly pointed piece for the Brooklyn Paper.
As owner of the Ovington Avenue property that collapsed on Sunday night, Khalil – and his real estate holdings – have once again been thrust into the local media spotlight.
Of course Khalil’s investments have incurred the scorn of neighbors for years. And locals claim that Khalil – who currently owns more than 20 parcels in Bay Ridge – has been buying up properties only to let them fall apart for at least as long. Continue reading »