Winter Is Coming: Landlords Face Brutal Heating Season

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With temperatures dropping into the 40s in New York, landlords are cranking on the heat.

But given the rising cost of fuel, many already had the jitters.

“There’s a lot of anxiety going into this heating season,” said Aaron Weber, an owner at Weber Realty Management, which oversees 400 apartments across Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Last winter, landlords were slammed by natural gas bills as high as 60 percent above the previous year’s levels. Utility providers such as Con Edison blamed a colder season and rising energy costs.

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