It is extremely dangerous and a violation of both fire codes and policy to obstruct entrance to or egress from any room, suite, elevator landing, common area, or lounge. This includes, but is not limited to, basement and stairwell landings in all residence halls and brownstones. Any items left in these areas may be removed by Facilities or Columbia Housing staff at the owner’s expense. Any fines by FDNY related to obstruction will be the resident’s responsibility.