Landlord-Tenant Relations Council

The duties of the Landlord-Tenant Relations Council (LTRC) include conduct research into community housing problems; formulate programs to improve landlord-tenant relations; accumulating statistical information on available housing accommodations; advising the Board of Trustees on landlord-tenant problems; and resolving disputes between landlords and tenants through mediation.

As part of its responsibility to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants, the LTRC may conduct hearings attended by the landlord, tenant and representatives. Documents can be requested and, if necessary, the LTRC may direct the Corporation Counsel to issue a subpoena.

Term of Office 2 years

Liaison Trustees Quantel Bazemore & Rika Levin

Membership/Appointment The LTRC consists of nine members appointed by the Board of Trustees. Three members shall represent landlord interests, three members are tenants and three members are neither landlords nor tenants in the Village of Ossining. Examples of this last group of LTRC members are owners of single family homes, owners of cooperative or condominium units and owners of non-real estate related business who reside in the Village. Under Local Law 9-2017, members to serve no more than two consecutive terms and must have 75% attendance.

Established 2017

NameTitleTerm Expiration
Steve Dewey

Landlord

12/31/2019

Arnold Escandon

Neither Tenant nor Landlord

12/31/2019

Althema Goodsen

Tenant

12/31/2019

Julie Johnson

Landlord

12/31/2019

Maxine Lawrence

Tenant

12/31/2019

Gretchen Metzloff

Neither Tenant nor Landlord

12/31/2018

Jack Reilly

Landlord

12/31/2018

Cynthia Rivers-Scipio

Tenant

12/31/2018