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Bias against non-white renters, new foreclosure risk, & more

By Emily Myers | November 30, 2021 - 10:30AM 

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Struggling rent relief efforts could get a lifeline from federal plans to reallocate funds between and within states (The Real Deal via WSJ)

Tens of thousands of owners in New York could be vulnerable to foreclosure due to a recent Court of Appeals ruling in favor of lenders (The City)

A study finds landlords are less likely to respond to rental applicants with Black and Latino names (Bloomberg)

NYC lawmakers want to establish why so many homeless applicants for supportive housing are being rejected (CityLimits)

To help offset the cost of renovations by landlords, the city is looking to revive the J-51 tax break after it lapsed last year (The Real Deal)

savvy buying strategy can be to look for the least expensive place in the most expensive zip code (press release)

 

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