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A win for real estate: Socialist candidate halts Assembly bid

There is one fewer thorn in the side of real estate today. Boris Santos, a former public school teacher...

A win for real estate: Socialist candidate halts Assembly bid
City Comptroller Scott Stringer (Credit: Getty Images)

City Comptroller Scott Stringer proposes “Tenant Bill of Rights”

City Comptroller Scott Stringer is proposing a Tenant Bill of Rights to protect renters from “unscrupulous landlords.” Under the...

City Comptroller Scott Stringer proposes “Tenant Bill of Rights”
Marlene Cintron, the Bronx’s head of economic development (Credit: iStock)

“It didn’t happen:” Bronx leader says Opportunity Zone program failed to deliver

In the Bronx, where there are 74 designated Opportunity Zones, the borough’s head of economic development was one of...

“It didn’t happen:” Bronx leader says Opportunity Zone program failed to deliver
From left: Eric Adams, Shaun Donovan, Scott Stringer and Ruben Diaz Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Mayoral race goes from bad to worse for real estate

The mayoral race is looking bleaker than ever for the city’s real estate industry. In the past two weeks,...

Mayoral race goes from bad to worse for real estate
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
From left: Bruce Molser, David Schechtman, Bob Knakal, David Greenbaum, and Judi Pulice

New York’s real estate bigwigs offer predictions for 2020

Real estate players at the Real Estate Board of New York’s annual gala were glad to put 2019 behind...

New York’s real estate bigwigs offer predictions for 2020
Mayor Bill de Blasio and subway damage caused by Hurricane Sandy (Credit: Getty Images)

Program to rebuild Sandy-damaged homes needs extra $92M

A program to help rebuild homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy needs an extra $92 million, according to the de...

Program to rebuild Sandy-damaged homes needs extra $92M
From left: Jim Whelan, David Schechtman, Tom Elghanayan, Helena Durst, Bill Rudin, and Adam Leitman Bailey

Real estate bigwigs sound off on politics at REBNY gala

The tough political environment was the topic du jour at REBNY’s 124th annual banquet last week. From the new...

Real estate bigwigs sound off on politics at REBNY gala
Donald Trump with Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, Rep. Ron Kind and Sen. Cory Booker (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Trump’s Opportunity Zone program is under investigation

The Treasury Department is investigating a federal tax break that was designed to help low-income communities, but has proved...

Trump’s Opportunity Zone program is under investigation
From left:  Council member Rafael Espinal, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council member Antonio Reynoso (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Bushwick rezoning impasse puts de Blasio’s housing plan at risk

A fight over the future of Bushwick could put Mayor Bill de Blasio’s entire housing policy at risk, as...

Bushwick rezoning impasse puts de Blasio’s housing plan at risk
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