Former “worst landlord” sued for wage theft on his birthday

Ved Parkash has ticked most of the boxes on the bad-landlord bingo card. He took the top spot on the public advocate’s worst landlord list in 2015 by racking up 2,200 open housing violations. In 2016 he was sued by 38 tenants for allowing violations to run rampant at 750 Grand Concourse. The next year, several tenants in the rodent-infested building came down with rat-borne diseases, and one died. In 2017, there was Section 8