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Attorney Michael Rikon,  the rendering for Willets Point when eminent domain was pursued and New York City Economic Development Corporation president Seth Pinsky

Willets Point businesses hound city for legal fees

After a lengthy eminent domain battle over Queens’ Willets Point, local business owners are still demanding that the city pay...

Willets Point businesses hound city for legal fees
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Use of eminent domain to seize mortgages erodes basic lending principles: FHFA general counsel

The general counsel for the Federal Housing Finance Agency has come out against a proposed plan to seize underwater mortgage by eminent domain, the...

Use of eminent domain to seize mortgages erodes basic lending principles: FHFA general counsel
Ben Bernanke dodges eminent domain mortgage controversy: VIDEO

Ben Bernanke dodges eminent domain mortgage controversy: VIDEO

Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, declined to comment on the controversial plan to use eminent domain law...

Ben Bernanke dodges eminent domain mortgage controversy: VIDEO
Wall Street opposes mortgage restructuring plan championed by Shiller

Wall Street opposes mortgage restructuring plan championed by Shiller

Wall Street’s largest lobbying firm, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, is crying foul at calls for the...

Wall Street opposes mortgage restructuring plan championed by Shiller
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Shiller calls on eminent domain to boost U.S. housing

Lowering mortgage balances on a national scale to a level that disincentivizes defaulting on underwater homes would save both...

Shiller calls on eminent domain to boost U.S. housing
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Though eminent domain plan is ditched, Willets Point businesses continue fight against city

Just because the city has scrapped its eminent domain plan for Willets Point, doesn’t mean its fight with neighborhood property owners is over. The...

Though eminent domain plan is ditched, Willets Point businesses continue fight against city
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Related, Sterling near deal for Willets Point mall

The Related Companies and the real estate firm controlled by the New York Mets ownership, Sterling Equities, are closing...

Related, Sterling near deal for Willets Point mall
Still more Atlantic Yards holdouts crimping Bruce Ratner’s style

Still more Atlantic Yards holdouts crimping Bruce Ratner’s style

Two more holdouts are standing in Bruce Ratner’s way at Atlantic Yards, except in this case, the developer doesn’t...

Still more Atlantic Yards holdouts crimping Bruce Ratner’s style
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Dozens rally against Columbia expansion

Upwards of 50 of protesters gathered outside Columbia University’s employment center yesterday evening, alleging that the university hasn’t lived up to its promise to create jobs as part of its $6.3 billion Manhattanville expansion,...

Dozens rally against Columbia expansion
Activists set to protest Columbia expansion

Activists set to protest Columbia expansion

Columbia University A local activist group is planning to gather outside Columbia University’s Morningside Heights campus tomorrow evening to protest the university’s $6.3 billion expansion plan, putting officials on the defensive. “Hey Columbia, where...

Activists set to protest Columbia expansion
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