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Council Poised to Renew Controversial Tax Lien Sales Program, With Tweaks to Protect Pandemic-Pummeled Homeowners

Housing advocates oppose the de Blasio-backed measure, which would extend a Giuliani-era debt-collection scheme for another four years while temporarily excluding financially ailing small owners.

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How Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer Nearly Lost Her Home

The pol quietly fought a two-year foreclosure battle with her mortgage company over real estate tax payments. Now she’s sharing her cautionary tale.

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Brooklyn Foreclosures Must Stick, City Lawyers Argue

City housing agency says Third Party Transfer property transfers were done by the book. But some advocates and pols say the program is flawed.


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