News — July 12, 2017 at 11:26 am

NYCHA sues President Trump’s dad for owing less than $2G even though he died in 1999

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Donald Trump is seen with his father, Fred, in this undated photo. The NYCHA is suing Fred Trump, who died in 1999.

The city is going after President Trump’s dad for being a deadbeat — even though he died nearly two decades ago.

NYCHA filed a lawsuit last month against the commander-in-chief’s father, Fred Trump, and one of his former real estate firms, claiming that they owe the city $1,689.40 in rent subsidy overpayments.

The agency says the debt is for three months of Section 8 subsidies that were mistakenly paid on behalf of a tenant on Nostrand Ave. in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, between 2011 and 2012.

The payments to the Trump patriarch and his firm Sea Isle were a clerical error since he no longer owned the building at the time. NYCHA tried to get the payments back in 2012, but the money was never returned.

Fred Trump, a real estate mogul who forged an empire building middle-class housing in the outer boroughs, died in 1999.

At the time of his death, he owned the Nostrand Ave. building. But records show his children sold the property in 2003 to a team of investors led by billionaire landlord Ruby Schron.

The building’s current owner, BQ Cam Coops, said it will take care of the debt problem — not the Trumps.

“This has nothing to do with Fred Trump,” said a BQ Cam spokeswoman named Victoria who declined to give her last name.

She said the matter was being settled and blamed the New York City Housing Authority for erroneously naming Fred Trump and Sea Isle as the defendants in the lawsuit.

“It’s just paperwork. They are probably backed up,” Victoria said of the agency.

The Trump Organization declined to comment on the lawsuit.

A collection agency filed the complaint on behalf of NYCHA on June 1 in Manhattan Civil Court.

NYCHA said the lawsuit was a routine filing.

The Housing Authority handed over the $1,689.40 debt to the collection agency as part of a program begun last year to improve efficiency and recover outstanding payments.

So far, the program has recouped $2.87 million.

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