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REBNY president James Whelan (Whelan by Anuja Shakya; iStock)

REBNY’s political contributions plummet

With Democrats in control of the state Senate, and with a growing number of progressive candidates refusing to take cash from real estate, the industry’s main lobbying group in New York has scaled back...

REBNY’s political contributions plummet
Senator Todd Kaminsky and RXR Realty's Scott Rechler (Credit: Getty Images)

No backlash for senator who broke ranks on rent vote

When Senate Democrats passed a historic, tenant-friendly rent law last June, their Long Island delegation was landlords’ lone pocket...

No backlash for senator who broke ranks on rent vote
Ben Kallos (right) (Credit: iStock, Getty Images)

His lone real estate donor says it’s “a fad,” but Ben Kallos returns industry money

Like Council member Mark Levine, his rival in the race to be Manhattan borough president, Upper East Side City...

His lone real estate donor says it’s “a fad,” but Ben Kallos returns industry money
From left: Corey Johnson, Brian Benjamin, Ruben Díaz Jr., Brad Lander, Eric Adams, David Weprin and Scott Stringer (Credit: Getty Images)

Who’s taking real estate cash in New York’s key races — and not

In 2018, progressives made a point of targeting politicians who accepted real estate donations. Since then, pledging to shun...

Who’s taking real estate cash in New York’s key races — and not
From left: RXR Realty's Scott Rechler, Chicago real estate mogul Neil Bluhm, Joe Biden, Adler Group's Michael Adler, L.A.-based developer Jeff Worthe (Credit: Getty Images, Adler Group, iStock)

These real estate players have raised a bundle for Biden

UPDATED, Jan. 6, 4:48 p.m.: Scott Rechler is a self-described “longtime Biden supporter.” But the RXR Realty CEO is...

These real estate players have raised a bundle for Biden

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