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Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi and State Senator Liz Krueger  

Strange bedfellows: Landlords, tenant advocates agree on rent aid legislation

Landlords and tenant advocates have found something they can agree on: rent aid. In a bid to ward off...

State Senator Robert Jackson and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal are tackling the loophole of mechanical voids (Credit: iStock and Endometriosis Foundation of America)

NYS pols are targeting the favorite loophole of supertall developers

The city’s nascent effort to tackle a loophole used by savvy developers to increase the heights of their buildings...

(Credit: iStock; Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)

Landlord featured in REBNY campaign deregulated units, had cooking gas shut down for nearly 2 years

For nearly two years, tenants at 940 Amsterdam Avenue didn’t have cooking gas. Blaine Morris, a Columbia student, lived at the building from August...

From left: Fredrik Eklund, John Gomes, 25 Mercer Street, and Bob Knakal (Credit: Getty Images and Google Maps)

Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes throw shade at Bob Knakal amid commission dispute

Douglas Elliman is trying to sidestep a payment to Warburg Realty by calling foul on the Real Estate Board...

Brooklyn retail rents are “starting to flatten”: REBNY

Retail rents in Brooklyn are dropping throughout a majority of the borough’s prime neighborhoods, according to the latest report...

Inside the math shaping NYC’s rent regulation fight

In the lobby of a pre-war building in Manhattan Valley, Rhea Vogel tells the camera crew she’s worried. She...

Why investors should scramble to buy parking garages north of 60th Street

It’s not just drivers from the suburbs that will be smarting from the new congestion pricing plan for Manhattan....

REBNY gearing up for policy fight on commercial rent bill

With the defeated pied-à-terre tax in its rearview mirror, the real estate industry is now gearing up to soften...

Zeckendorf’s lobbying effort signifies REBNY’s waning clout in Albany

William Lie Zeckendorf’s trip last month to Albany, where he and his lobbyist pushed back against the proposed pied-à-terre...

Can real estate lobby the left?

Cocktail hour at the “Liar’s Ball” — the Real Estate Board of New York’s annual gala — is all about being seen. Brokers and developers float to and from the open bar, pose for...

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