Real Estate and Housing (Residential) Category

April 4, 2019

Landlords Get a $173 Million Deal From City as Their Lawyer Raises Funds for de Blasio

The lawyer’s work for Mayor Bill de Blasio may resurrect questions of whether the mayor blurs the line between city business and political fund-raising.

March 31, 2019

New York Agrees to Congestion Pricing, Mansion Tax and Plastic Bag Ban in $175 Billion Budget Deal

The budget agreement, announced early Sunday, included a new tax on high-end homes and a fee to drive into Manhattan’s busiest areas.

March 29, 2019

Wealth Matters: When Condo Boards and Residents Clash, Legal Bills Mount

When people buy into a development with a board or housing association, landing in the middle of a board dispute can be a financial disaster.

March 28, 2019

Facebook Engages in Housing Discrimination With Its Ad Practices, U.S. Says

The Department of Housing and Urban Development sued the company for violating the federal Fair Housing Act by limiting who sees ads based on characteristics like race, religion and national origin.