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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...

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...

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...

Tainted love: Some public advocate candidates won’t give up real estate cash

Tainted love: Some public advocate candidates won’t give up real estate cash

In a political climate where candidates and elected officials are disavowing real estate money, some of the most deep-pocketed...

Public Advocate candidate didn’t tell ethics commission about his luxury condos or upstate house

Public Advocate candidate didn’t tell ethics commission about his luxury condos or upstate house

A Queens candidate for the city’s Public Advocate has failed to report his ownership of multiple luxury properties to a state ethics agency. Ron...

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...

Banks say they were totally blindsided by Public Advocate’s “worst landlords” list

Banks say they were totally blindsided by Public Advocate’s “worst landlords” list

For years, multifamily landlords have griped at the New York City Public Advocate’s “worst landlords” list, decrying that the office unfairly tars them based...

“Worst Landlords” list includes 33 HDFC co-ops

“Worst Landlords” list includes 33 HDFC co-ops

In the latest kerfuffle around city Public Advocate Letitia James’ “Worst Landlords” list, more than 30 self-managed co-ops managed...

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“25th worst” NYC landlord says Public Advocate Tish James didn’t do her research

The Public Advocate’s office has been criticized for what some have deemed a lackluster fact-checking effort before publishing its annual “worst landlords of NYC”...

Tish James puts David Behin on worst landlords list by mistake — again

Tish James puts David Behin on worst landlords list by mistake — again

UPDATED, 6:40 p.m., Nov. 23: New York City Public Advocate Letitia James released her annual “Worst Landlord Watchlist” Monday, and...

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