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Greystone Capital Advisors' Drew Fletcher and Lappin Associates' Michael Lappin have come up with an elegant solution to several housing issues, but need a tax break to make it work.

Housing venture pieces together affordability plan for de Blasio

Two firms are offering New York City a solution to a slew of affordable housing issues. To make it...

Housing venture pieces together affordability plan for de Blasio
Sen. Michael Gianaris (Getty)

New York pols take aim at Opportunity Zones

A new bill in Albany would eliminate a state tax break that benefits real estate developers in New York City. The legislation would end New York’s share of the Opportunity Zone tax break for...

New York pols take aim at Opportunity Zones
Mayor Bill de Blasio (Getty)

City grants property owners another month to avoid tax lien sale

After facing repeated criticism that elected officials haven’t provided adequate relief to property owners during the pandemic, the de...

City grants property owners another month to avoid tax lien sale
Jumaane Williams (Getty)

Jumaane Williams’ tax ploy is day late — but may leave city $1.7B short

Jumaane Williams is trying to do what no public advocate has done before: govern. Hours before the City Council...

Jumaane Williams’ tax ploy is day late — but may leave city $1.7B short
Kalman Yeger and Corey Johnson (Facebook)

City Council passes limited property tax reprieve, disappointing landlords

The New York City Council today gave landlords a slight reprieve on property taxes, but advocates for the industry...

City Council passes limited property tax reprieve, disappointing landlords
The St. Regis Hotel at Two E 55th Street (Courtesy Cvent)

Hotel distress could strip NYC of $1.8B in tax revenue

The loss of tourism alone could drain New York City of $1.8 billion in tax revenue from hotels. The...

Hotel distress could strip NYC of $1.8B in tax revenue
Margaret Chin and Jumaane Williams (NY City Council, Getty)

Property tax-deferral bills on City Council’s fast track

Two new bills in the City Council would allow New Yorkers to defer their property taxes and tenants to...

Property tax-deferral bills on City Council’s fast track
“5 years ago, people would say, what’s a TikTok?” Bill Rudin on why NYC’s office market may be more resilient than you think

“5 years ago, people would say, what’s a TikTok?” Bill Rudin on why NYC’s office market may be more resilient than you think

Bill Rudin is betting on the office as a magnet for human connection. “We live in a real world where human interaction is critical,”...

“5 years ago, people would say, what’s a TikTok?” Bill Rudin on why NYC’s office market may be more resilient than you think
The process for challenging property assessments is so antiquated, officials won’t do Zoom meetings. (iStock)

“A recipe for disaster”: Fighting property taxes in a pandemic

It’s cumbersome. Antiquated. Arcane. And definitely not Covid-ready. The system for challenging property assessments in New York City was...

“A recipe for disaster”: Fighting property taxes in a pandemic
Jay Martin of the Community Housing Improvement Program and REBNY's James Whelan (Credit: Whelan by Axel Dupeux)

Real estate asks city for property tax mercy

Developers and landlords are asking the city to freeze property taxes, slash late fees and allow monthly payment plans....

Real estate asks city for property tax mercy
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