There are a number of apartment brokerages in New York who have a pattern of breaking our guidelines, committing to following them, and reneging.
On the one hand, we want to prevent unethical brokers (of any sort) from posting on our site; on the other, people make a living.
In this case, well, making it in NY can be hard.*
if you want to follow the discussion, maybe participate, start here.
in particular, check out what I'm saying here
(* but if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.)