National August 2021 Issue


Small landlords feeling the squeeze

On Aug. 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, citing the delta variant of the coronavirus, announced it would extend the federal eviction moratorium through Oct. 3, a move that Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer estimated would cover 90 percent of renters. “This is a tremendous relief for millions of people who were on the cusp of losing their homes and, with them, their ability to stay safe during… [more]

New York landlords see no saving grace

New York landlords see no saving grace

Judgment day is coming for New York’s renters as landlords, owed more than $3 billion in back rent, may once again be able to file evictions. Brooklyn landlord Sharon Redhead says she’s due about...

New York landlords see no saving grace
The Closing: James Patchett

The Closing: James Patchett

James Patchett has been in the room for some of New York City’s most consequential real estate moments in a generation — both megadeals that happened and those that came agonizingly close. As chief...

The Closing: James Patchett
Black homeownership’s Catch-22
National

Black homeownership’s Catch-22

Randal Wyatt was renting a mouse-infested apartment in a Portland, Oregon, neighborhood known for its high crime rate. When he wasn’t working as a student advocate or raising his twin sons, he attended a...

Black homeownership’s Catch-22
High hopes for timber: Wood towers gain favor in US
National

High hopes for timber: Wood towers gain favor in US

For residents of a Milwaukee tower to admire the wood holding it up, samples of the material first had...

High hopes for timber: Wood towers gain favor in US
Inside the fight over New York’s foreclosure laws

Inside the fight over New York’s foreclosure laws

Alfred and Olivia Del Rio, 69 and 76, respectively, have owned a modest two-story home in North Riverdale, a...

Inside the fight over New York’s foreclosure laws
Rising construction costs threaten the homebuilding boom
National

Rising construction costs threaten the homebuilding boom

It should be the golden age for homebuilders. The pandemic propelled a mass migration of city dwellers to the...

Rising construction costs threaten the homebuilding boom
Stephen Ross becomes king of West Palm offices
Miami

Stephen Ross becomes king of West Palm offices

For Stephen Ross, his latest bet on the West Palm Beach office market must feel like déjà vu. In...

Stephen Ross becomes king of West Palm offices
How the pandemic both hampered and aided LA hotel development
Los Angeles

How the pandemic both hampered and aided LA hotel development

Last May, Lightstone Group started work on its $500 million, 755-key hotel project in Downtown Los Angeles, a dual-branded...

How the pandemic both hampered and aided LA hotel development
Can Trump International Chicago bounce back?
Chicago

Can Trump International Chicago bounce back?

Condo owners at Trump International Chicago Tower & Hotel have long known that luxury downtown apartments in a tower...

Can Trump International Chicago bounce back?
Editor’s note: Landlords left in the lurch
National

Editor’s note: Landlords left in the lurch

They might not have the most beloved public image, and are often caricatured as greedy and heartless. But landlords...

Editor’s note: Landlords left in the lurch

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