A Manhattan Housing Court judge has sanctioned a well-known real estate lawyer who withheld maintenance on his own Park Avenue co-op for lying “repeatedly and without shame” in a 2005 nonpayment proceeding.

The co-op board of 1050 Park Avenue brought an action against attorney Steven R. Lapidus in 2004, claiming he was illegally withholding maintenance payments in violation of a 1999 stipulation that settled an earlier nonpayment action.

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