Gift rules for down payments, more towers for Williamsburg, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | December 13, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Expecting a big check from a generous relative during the holidays? Know the rules about using a financial gift toward a down payment when buying (Apartment Therapy)

A tenant who rents a luxury penthouse at 12 East 88th St. says he should have been paying rent-stabilized rates (The Real Deal)

The City Council’s Land Use Committee approves a modified plan for two massive towers on the Williamsburg waterfront (Brooklyn Paper)

Bronx residents at the Diego Beekman housing complex in Mott Haven are watched over by a high-tech surveillance system (The City)

Governor Kathy Hochul signs a bill boosting the amount of the FHEPS voucher (Gothamist)

Who should you consider tipping for the holidays when you live in a house in New York City? (The New York Times)

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