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NY vs. Florida property taxes, swapping offices for housing, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | May 21, 2021 - 10:30AM 

A New Yorker on why he’s moving to Florida: His property taxes will be slashed by at least two-thirds, and he can forgo paying a hefty state income tax (Newsday)

Instead of office towers, a delayed project at 80 Flatbush Ave. is switching to a mix of market-rate and some affordable housing (Bklyner)

An op-ed calls for tenants in NYC market-rate apartments to get more protections from eviction (amNewYork)

What it’s like to live in Saugerties, New York, a quaint village in Ulster County (The New York Times)

The disappearance of a real estate attorney, along with the funds he held for safekeeping, is raising questions about the security of escrow accounts (The Real Deal)

Little Island, a public park at 13th Street in Hudson River Park, is set to open to the public today (abc7)

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