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Council to vote on bill to curb Mitchell-Lama cheating

The New York City Council is expected to pass a bill Thursday that aims to highlight violations of the...

Council to vote on bill to curb Mitchell-Lama cheating
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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?
Jumaane Williams pledges to name-and-shame the “worst landlords.” But he’ll reward others for good behavior

Jumaane Williams pledges to name-and-shame the “worst landlords.” But he’ll reward others for good behavior

Newly elected Public Advocate Jumaane Williams stopped by The Real Deal’s office on Wednesday to discuss what he hopes to achieve in his latest...

Jumaane Williams pledges to name-and-shame the “worst landlords.” But he’ll reward others for good behavior
Small homeowners are facing hefty fines for short-term rentals

Small homeowners are facing hefty fines for short-term rentals

Small homeowners swept up in the city’s aggressive enforcement of short-term rentals, like Airbnb, are getting hit with steep...

Small homeowners are facing hefty fines for short-term rentals
IMMIGRATION COURT, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2019/01/28: Council Member Jumaane Williams - The New Sanctuary Coalition called for a mobilization of community members and allies to gather for a Jericho Walk around the Federal Building at 26 Federal Plaza in solidarity with Ravi Ragbir, Executive Director of New Sanctuary Coalition, as he was forced to check in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). (Photo by Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Jumaane Williams wins special election for Public Advocate

City council member Jumaane Williams won a special election for New York City public advocate, taking 33 percent of...

Jumaane Williams wins special election for Public Advocate
Jumaane Williams eyes public advocate office after primary defeat

Jumaane Williams eyes public advocate office after primary defeat

After coming close to becoming the state’s lieutenant governor, City Council member Jumaane Williams is now eying the role...

Jumaane Williams eyes public advocate office after primary defeat
New bill would require city to publish annual report on Mitchell-Lama developments

New bill would require city to publish annual report on Mitchell-Lama developments

A new bill seeks to require the city to provide an annual report on waiting lists for each Mitchell-Lama...

New bill would require city to publish annual report on Mitchell-Lama developments
NYC lawmakers push for audits of landlords who pocket $1.4B tax break

NYC lawmakers push for audits of landlords who pocket $1.4B tax break

New York City’s biggest housing subsidy may finally get more scrutiny just as state lawmakers are about to consider...

NYC lawmakers push for audits of landlords who pocket $1.4B tax break
City Council warns Airbnb investors of illegal hotel crackdown

City Council warns Airbnb investors of illegal hotel crackdown

City Council politicians are striking a new tone in their war against Airbnb, warning the financiers and celebrities backing...

City Council warns Airbnb investors of illegal hotel crackdown
City Council passes tenant harassment legislation

City Council passes tenant harassment legislation

The New York City Council passed legislation that is expected to sharply curtail the practice of landlords using “tenant relocation...

City Council passes tenant harassment legislation
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