NYC mayor sues Manhattan brokerage over allegedly illegal short-term rentals

Metropolitan Property Group is accused of converting units in buildings it owned or managed into illegal short-term rentals

The New York City Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement filed a lawsuit Monday against a Manhattan-based brokerage and property management firm, accusing it of converting units in at least five properties it manages or owns into illegal short-term rentals, including an entire building in East Harlem.