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Parkoff Organization's Adam Parkoff and Community Housing Improvement Program's Jay Martin

“It’s not the end of the world,” landlord says of new rent laws

New York Multifamily Summit A Halloween panel of multifamily industry players had sobering market predictions — and a call...

“It’s not the end of the world,” landlord says of new rent laws
Josue Pierre

Here’s one Democratic challenger who’ll take real estate money

Josue Pierre is challenging Brooklyn State Sen. Kevin Parker — and accusing the incumbent of accepting donations from the...

Here’s one Democratic challenger who’ll take real estate money
Donald and Melania Trump at the entrance way of Mar-a-Lago (Credit: Getty Images)

With move to Mar-a-Lago, Trump could use Florida real estate law to protect himself from creditors

In late September, President Trump and his wife Melania became the latest New Yorkers to relocate to Florida. The state has long been a...

With move to Mar-a-Lago, Trump could use Florida real estate law to protect himself from creditors
California Governor Gavin Newsom (Illustrations by Paul Dilakian)

How the industry is preparing for another rent regulation battle

If there’s one home truth landlords have learned of late, it’s that millions of dollars in lobbying muscle can...

How the industry is preparing for another rent regulation battle
Jumaane Williams and Joseph Borelli (Credit: Getty Images, Joseph Borelli)

Real estate donors: Election? What election?

There’s a citywide election next week, but don’t look now. The real estate industry hasn’t. The sector sank money...

Real estate donors: Election? What election?
Jho Low and the Time Warner Center at 25 Columbus Circle (Credit: Getty Images)

Financier at center of 1MDB fraud case agrees to give up hundreds of millions of dollars

Fugitive financier Jho Low will stop fighting for assets valued between $650 million to $900 million in the massive...

Financier at center of 1MDB fraud case agrees to give up hundreds of millions of dollars
Councilman Mark Levine (Credit: Getty Images)

Co-op owners get a quick fix on registration program aimed at rent-regulated apartments

After facing backlash from co-op owners, the City Council is moving to amend a law that requires landlords to...

Co-op owners get a quick fix on registration program aimed at rent-regulated apartments
Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. and President Donald Trump (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Trump Organization might sell its controversial Washington D.C. hotel

The Trump Organization may sell its Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., following years of criticism that the family...

Trump Organization might sell its controversial Washington D.C. hotel
Alicia Glen (Credit: Getty Images and iStock)

Former housing czar Alicia Glen might launch a real estate firm

After years of being the City Hall go-between for developers, former housing czar Alicia Glen might soon join their...

Former housing czar Alicia Glen might launch a real estate firm
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren

By the numbers: Breaking down national housing agendas from the far left

Just a few months after New York passed historic reforms that infuriated landlords and thrilled tenants — with California...

By the numbers: Breaking down national housing agendas from the far left
Equity Group president Sam Zell (Credit: Getty Images, iStock, Equity Apartments)

Equity Residential decries rent control’s “chilling effect” on development

Sam Zell’s Equity Residential said rent control is having a “chilling effect” on capital going into development. The real...

Equity Residential decries rent control’s “chilling effect” on development
A New York court’s greenlight of a class action against Big City Realty could change the dynamic of class action suits. (Credit: iStock)

“Nightmare” for landlords: Court OK’s class action against Harlem owner

New York’s highest court on Tuesday cleared the way for a group of tenants to pursue a class action...

“Nightmare” for landlords: Court OK’s class action against Harlem owner
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What’s wrong with J-51? Plenty, landlord reps say

Developers usually flock to tax breaks. But there’s one program in New York that’s seeing increasingly less interest from...

What’s wrong with J-51? Plenty, landlord reps say
Jay Martin, James Whelan and Joe Strasburg

Rent-pocalypse 2.0: Real estate industry reacts to tenant demands

UPDATED, Oct. 18, 2019, 6:27 p.m.: Real estate industry experts say the tenant coalition’s latest demands won’t solve the...

Rent-pocalypse 2.0: Real estate industry reacts to tenant demands
32BJ SEIU President Kyle Bragg (Credit: Facebook, iStock)

32BJ expects fight with real estate industry over contract renewal

The union that represents office cleaners is gearing up for a fight with the real estate industry over its...

32BJ expects fight with real estate industry over contract renewal
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Tenant coalition sets agenda: tax the rich and house the poor

Tenant advocates who won a sweeping overhaul of New York’s rent law have a new target — the entire...

Tenant coalition sets agenda: tax the rich and house the poor
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren

By the numbers: Breaking down national housing agendas from the far left

Just a few months after New York passed historic reforms that infuriated landlords and thrilled tenants — with California...

By the numbers: Breaking down national housing agendas from the far left
From left: Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio, and Tax Equity's Martha Stark (Credit: Getty Images and NYU Wagner)

NYC’s bid to kill property-tax lawsuit back in court

Another court showdown is on tap for the real estate industry’s lawsuit against New York City’s property-tax system. The...

NYC’s bid to kill property-tax lawsuit back in court
Tenants at “dozens of buildings” in LA receive eviction notices ahead of California’s new rent law

Tenants at “dozens of buildings” in LA receive eviction notices ahead of California’s new rent law

Landlords across Los Angeles have sent out scores of eviction notices in recent weeks, trying to get ahead of the “just cause” provision of...

Tenants at “dozens of buildings” in LA receive eviction notices ahead of California’s new rent law
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