Newsday (6/12/12)- Fagen owes 4 months’ rent, faces eviction
“Long Beach City Councilman Michael Fagen faces possible eviction from his home for allegedly failing to pay more than $12,000 in back rent, court documents state.
Fagen, a councilman since 2009, owes landlord Jason Schatzberg more than four months of rent, according to court papers filed in Long Beach City Court.
….Fagen said he withheld rent because of a lack of heat during the winter. But he intends to pay the back rent and reach a settlement with Schatzberg by Thursday.