Expecting a big check from a generous relative over the holidays? Know the rules about using a financial gift for a deposit upon purchase (Apartment Therapy)

A tenant renting a luxury penthouse at 12 East 88th St. says he should have paid rent stabilized rates (the real thing)

The City Council’s Land Use Committee approves an amended plan for two massive towers on the Williamsburg Waterfront (Brooklyn paper)

Bronx residents in Diego Beekman residential complex in Mott Haven are guarded by a high-tech surveillance system (The city)

Governor Kathy Hochul signs a bill to reduce the amount of the FHEPS voucher (Gothhamist)

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