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REBNY's James Whelan with Sen. Julia Salazar and Sen. Jabari Brisport (Getty, Brisport via Jabari for State Senate, Whelan by Anuja Shakya for The Real Deal)

It’s back: Lawmakers propose ban on broker fees

The push to ban New York City tenants from having to pay their landlords’ broker fees has been taken...

It’s back: Lawmakers propose ban on broker fees
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Getty, iStock)

New York will adopt CDC’s mask guidance: Cuomo

Starting Wednesday, New York will adopt the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance on mask wearing, allowing vaccinated...

New York will adopt CDC’s mask guidance: Cuomo
Sen. Brian Kavanagh (Getty, iStock)

New York votes to extend eviction ban through August

Certain residential and commercial tenants can now avoid eviction until at least Aug. 31. The state Senate and Assembly...

New York votes to extend eviction ban through August
U.S. Reps. Ritchie Torres and Emanuel Cleaver II (Getty, Congress)
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Bill targets discrimination in home and commercial appraisals

A new congressional bill seeks to root out racial discrimination in the residential and commercial real estate appraisal industry....

Bill targets discrimination in home and commercial appraisals
Assembly member Pamela Hunter and Sen. Julia Salazar (Facebook, Getty)

Next up: Coalition pushes for good cause eviction

Lawmakers and tenant advocates are gearing up for their next fight to further limit evictions throughout New York state....

Next up: Coalition pushes for good cause eviction
New York State Senator Michael Gianaris (Getty, iStock)

New York deals a blow to Opportunity Zones program

New York will no longer offer some state tax benefits to real estate investors funding Opportunity Zone projects, dealing...

New York deals a blow to Opportunity Zones program

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