Field Updates

Governor Hochul: $20M+ For LI Senior Housing in Rockville Centre & Medford
Mar 20, 2024 1 min read
The state is giving more than $20 million to two senior housing projects on Long Island, Gov. Kathy Hochul said on Monday.
New York City: New Support For “City Of Yes” As Left Wants $2B For Affordable Housing
Mar 12, 2024 1 min read
Support is growing amongst other local elected officials for Mayor Eric Adams’ proposed  "City of Yes" zoning changes to spur new construction
Congress 2024: Shamed Santos Primaries LaLota, LiPetri Wants to Challenge Suozzi
Mar 12, 2024 1 min read
Just three months after being expelled from Congress, former Rep. George Santos says he's running for office again -- and the congressman he's challenging is already firing back
NY State Senate: Democrats Propose 'Mitchell-Lama 2.0' With 421-a Reboot + 'Good Cause' Landlord-Tenant Changes
Mar 12, 2024 2 min read
To address a growing housing crisis, leaders in New York’s State Senate are set to propose sweeping legislation on Monday that would encourage new construction,
Washington: HUD Secretary Fudge Resigns, Replaced By Former NAHRO CEO
Mar 12, 2024 1 min read
"Marcia L. Fudge, the  U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, announced on Monday that she would resign this month after three years," 
State of the Union: NAR Thanks President Biden for Addressing Affordable Housing Supply
Mar 12, 2024 1 min read
"The lack of affordable housing supply is hurting the middle class and depriving first-generation and first-time homebuyers of the financial security that homeownership and the American Dream provide," 
Solving NY’s Housing Crisis: REBNY, Building & Construction Trades, Laborers Agree to New Compromise
Mar 6, 2024 1 min read
“The city’s real estate industry and a trade union have struck a deal as part of negotiations to revive a controversial property tax break in Albany” 
State Assembly 2024: Parties Announce LI Rematches And Retirements
Mar 6, 2024 2 min read
The closest local races this Fall could once again be on the South Shore
Congress 2024: Suozzi Sworn-In, Kevin Thomas Clears Field for Gillen vs. D'Esposito Rematch
Mar 6, 2024 1 min read
"Democrat Tom Suozzi was sworn in as a congressman again Wednesday, representing Long Island and Queens' 3rd congressional district,"  reported CBS News.
New York City: Federal Investigators Raid Home of Advisor to Mayor Adams, Also Search Flushing Mall
Mar 6, 2024 1 min read
"F.B.I. agents on Thursday searched two houses owned by a close aide to Mayor Eric Adams of New York, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
Congress 2024: NY State Democrats Reject Commission Proposal, Passing New House Maps
Feb 28, 2024 1 min read
“New York state lawmakers are poised to approve new congressional districts on Wednesday that could finally put an end to three years of court battles and partisan bickering
Congress 2024: Small Changes Made to Local House Districts As Dem. Candidates Drop Out
Feb 28, 2024 1 min read
While most downstate districts remained nearly the same, much of Jackson Heights would now be in the overwhelmingly Democratic 14th District with U.S. Rep.  Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez 
Nassau: As Property Assessment Freeze Continues For 4th Year, Blakeman Targets Transgender Athletes
Feb 28, 2024 1 min read
“Nassau County has frozen its property tax rolls for a fourth straight year and made it easier for challengers to win reductions — factors that also expand inequities in assessments and erode the accuracy of the rolls,” reported Newsday.
NYC: Broker Bill Is Back, Non-Citizen Voting On Hold, and Council Sues Mayor Over Vouchers
Feb 28, 2024 1 min read
New York City Councilmember Chi Osse (D-Bed-Stuy)  announced he would reintroduce his bill 
GOP Can’t Pass the SALT: NY Republicans’ Tax Fix Bill Melts 195-225
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
The House rejected a rule that would provide for floor consideration of a bill to double the cap on state and local tax deductions for married couples earning up to $500,000
Congress 2024: Ex-CNN Pundit Joins Crowded Democratic Primary vs. U.S. Rep. Nick LaLota (R-Suffolk)
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
Democrat John Avlon, an author and former CNN political analyst, launched a bid Wednesday to oust freshman Rep. Nick LaLota in New York's 1st Congressional District,” reported Newsday.
Congress 2024: NY’s Independent Redistricting Commission Proposes New Congressional Maps, Dems Eyeing Rejection
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
A bipartisan state redistricting commission approved a new set of district lines for Congressional seats in New York that would make minor adjustments to help Democrats...
New York City: U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Landlord Challenge to Rent Stabilization Law
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
The high court on Tuesday said it would not consider two cases brought by landlords of rent-stabilized buildings in Long Island City ...
LIBOR Hosts REALTOR® Forum for Newly-Elected Nassau & Suffolk County Legislators
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
LIBOR was honored to welcome a distinguished panel, led by LIBOR Senior Director of Public Policy & Government Affairs Marlo Paventi...
Congressional Special Election: Suozzi Beats Pilip 54-46, Further Shrinks GOP Majority
Feb 14, 2024 1 min read
Majority Democrat Tom Suozzi is returning to the U.S. House of Representatives after a surprisingly decisive 54-46% win over Nassau County Legislator Mazi Pilip