Broker fee guidance update, average back rent jumps, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
May 27, 2021 - 10:30AM

The Department of State updates its guidance on broker fees to reflect a recent ruling saying landlords' brokers can continue to collect the money from tenants (The Real Deal)

The average back rent owed by the city's low-income households jumped 66 percent in the past year and the share of households owing $10,000 or more went up 140 percent (press release)

Visitors to the reopened Vessel at Hudson Yards will be charged $10 to enter and won't be able to climb the structure alone (Gothamist)

Time is running out to register to vote in NYC's June primaries (The New York Times)

A developer is looking to rezone and replace a Greenpoint warehouse to build a nine-story waterfront apartment building (Brownstoner)

What it took to get rid of 30 items, including a kitchen, from an Upper East Side renovation. Answer: Nine months of online postings and two road trips (The New York Times)



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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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