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Landlords try to influence vote, renting home office space, & more

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2020
BRICK UNDERGROUND’S
Holiday Tipping Poll
Holiday Tipping Poll
How much do you plan to tip the building staff this year?

Landlords sent threatening letters to tenants saying that if Democratic candidates won, taxes would rise—and implied they might have to raise rents (Daily Beast)

NYCHA acknowledged that the number of apartments believed contaminated with lead paint with children under age 6 is triple the amount previously stated (The City)

Some New Yorkers lack space for working at home, so they are renting hotel rooms, vacant apartments, and empty offices (The New York Times)

A derelict house in Fresh Meadows, marketed with a viral set of scary photos, sold for $720,000 (New York Post)

Landlords are having trouble getting short-term tenants to pay rent or leave their Montauk and Hamptons summer rentals during the pandemic (The New York Times)

There's a plan for large-scale development in downtown Flushing, but will it get started in a pandemic? (New York Post)