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Tish James refunds $10K contribution from Rivington House’s Joel Landau
September 06, 2018 04:00PM
New York Attorney General candidate Letitia James refunded a $10,000 campaign contribution from Joel Landau, a nursing home landlord who was recently disciplined by...
Brewer, Chin urge city to halt controversial Rivington House condo project
March 09, 2018 12:00PM
A pair of local politicians are trying to get the city to stop construction on the condo conversion of Rivington House. Manhattan Borough President...
City finds new site to replace senior housing lost in Rivington House deal
January 09, 2018 09:50AM
The city has found another location for senior housing to replace the nursing home lost in the controversial Rivington House deal. The de...
AG settles with Allure Group over nursing home investigations
January 05, 2018 04:12PM
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Friday that he is settling with the Allure Group, a real estate developer under investigation for closing deed-restricted nursing...
After Rivington House scandal, ex-city official just wants one thing
August 01, 2017 11:40AM
Ricardo Morales — a former deputy commissioner who said he was fired from his City Hall post for political reasons — claims he simply...
Ex-city official claims he was fired for “complaining” about Rivington House scandal
July 24, 2017 11:55AM
Ricardo Morales, the former head of the Department of Citywide Administration Services, is claiming he was fired from his job because he spoke out...
California rabbi says he’s not the Joel Landau promoting Allure Group online
April 24, 2017 08:30AM
A California rabbi named Joel Landau says he has nothing to do with posts made online under that name promoting the Allure Group ....
City fires official who lifted deed restriction at Rivington House
February 27, 2017 10:30AM
Hours after Mayor Bill de Blasio met Friday with federal investigators probing the Rivington House scandal, his administration fired the city official who approved...
City admits it doesn’t have a legal case against Allure Group over Rivington House
December 30, 2016 09:40AM
The city’s hands may be tied when it comes to seeking restitution for the controversial sale of a Manhattan nursing home to a luxury...
Council introduces new law to govern deed removals
December 22, 2016 05:15PM
The City Council signed a new bill into law that will require mayors to personally approve changes to city-imposed deed restrictions. The new legislation,...
BK nursing home blames Allure Group for resident deaths
December 22, 2016 08:30AM
A Brooklyn nursing home is blaming the Allure Group for the deaths of some of its residents, saying the landlord wrongly forced the residents out.
Allure Group in hot water with lender on dubious BK nursing home
December 14, 2016 06:46PM
The mastermind behind the Rivington House scandal is in trouble again, this time with a lender on a Brooklyn nursing home that’s under investigation...
Council likely to pass bill on deed restriction changes
December 05, 2016 12:30PM
Mayors will be required to personally approve changes or removals to city-imposed deed restrictions, under a new bill expected to pass the New York...
Large swath of city-owned property is underutilized: report
November 28, 2016 05:20PM
City agencies control 14,000 properties across the five boroughs — but a hefty chunk of these aren’t being used, a new study argues.
Slate: Victim or villain?
November 28, 2016 01:05PM
UPDATED, Nov. 28, 1:58 p.m.: Mayor Bill de Blasio didn’t hold back when reporters asked him about Slate Property Group at an Aug. 10...
Taxpayers forked over $5.4M for de Blasio’s legal fees
November 08, 2016 09:37AM
Federal and state officials are investigating Mayor Bill de Blasio, but taxpayers are footing the bill. The administration has spent at least $5.4 million...
By the Numbers: A look at the hushed role of deed restrictions
October 10, 2016 02:50PM
From the October issue: Seven months ago, few could have guessed that NYC’s arcane procedures over deed restrictions would become the stuff of headlines, much...
Council, City Hall argue over early end to Shorris hearing
September 30, 2016 08:37AM
In the aftermath of Thursday’s hearing on the Rivington House scandal, reps for the Mayor and City Council speaker traded barbs over an alleged...
De Blasio administration says new health care facility will make up for Rivington blunder
September 29, 2016 03:15PM
The city plans to build a new affordable housing development and health care facility to make up for the embarrassing and politically consequential loss...
Deputy Mayor Tony Shorris to testify at City Council hearing on Rivington House
September 27, 2016 09:15AM
First Deputy Mayor Tony Shorris is expected to testify at a City Council hearing Thursday over the city-enabled sale of the Rivington House nursing home to...
Show me the money: The RE law firms that handled the most sales, loans in New York
Sam Chang snaps up $76M construction loan for NoMad hotel
This precedent-setting rent regulation case kept lawyers (and landlords) busy this year
Brookfield closes on stake in $650M Waterside Plaza complex
Sales officially launch at Central Park Tower
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