Whisper listings for mid-priced homes, 15 Hudson Yards sued by housing lottery winners, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | July 26, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Off-market whisper listings are not just a luxury-market phenomenon: Sellers of mid-range houses are also using this strategy (New York Post)

Renters who won apartments at 15 Hudson Yards through the affordable housing lottery file a lawsuit, saying their units have a separate, discrimnatory entrance (The Real Deal)

New York State sends just $117,000 in pandemic rent relief to help struggling landlords and tenants (AP)

A Queens landlord says his formerly incarcerated tenants assaulted him and destroyed his house (The Real Deal)

The city’s flood maps are outdated, a risk for homeowners buying insurance (Gothamist)

The partial demolition of a Prospect Lefferts Gardens house, despite a stop work order, raises questions about the city’s oversight ability (The City)


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