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Fixing rent relief, agents that double dip, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | May 24, 2021 - 10:30AM 

New York State legislators propose changes to the rent relief program, including increasing the number of months of rent arrears the program covers from 12 to 18 (The Real Deal)

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces New York City schools will not offer a remote option for students in the fall (Chalkbeat)

The Consumer Federation of America will release a new report today on dual agents: That’s when an agent collects the entire 5-6 percent commission by working with both buyer and seller (press release)

Do you really need three to five letters of recommendation when applying to a co-op board? (The New York Times)

Bidding wars are crazier than ever in the Hamptons (The New York Post)

Building a home for a throuple in their mid-60s to age in place gracefully (The New York Times)

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