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New York is investigating Jared Kushner's family business for allegedly harassing tenants

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's place of work on Monday unveiled an investigation into whether Kushner Cos., the real-estate company owned by way of the circle of relatives of President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, violated housing laws and regulations by way of harassing tenants. New York State Homes and Community Renewal said that the Tenant Protection Unit has introduced an investigation on the Austin Nichols House in Brooklyn. "Governor Cuomo has zero tolerance for tenant abuse of any kind and we will aggressively take on landlords who try to intimidate people out of their homes," said RuthAnne Visnauskas, commissioner of New York State Homes and Community Renewal, in a commentary. "In New York, no one is above the law, and we will thoroughly investigate the appalling allegations of harassment at this or any related property and hold anyone found guilty of such abuse responsible to the fullest extent of the law." Tenants of the Austin Nichols House alleged in a lawsuit that Kushner Co.s engaged in a marketing campaign aimed at pushing rent stabilized tenants out of their residences by way of beginning building initiatives that created toxins, attracted vermin and made loud noise.