2020 Press Releases

Title Date
Statement by Real Estate Board of New York President James Whelan on New Executive Order Allowing Temporary Virtual Notarization of Documents March 20, 2020
Open Letter to Residents from Leading New York Rental Building Owners and Managers; Institute Voluntary 90-Day Moratorium on Evictions in Response to Coronavirus March 13, 2020
The Real Estate Board of New York Announces New Leadership Roles March 9, 2020
Statement by Real Estate Board of New York President James Whelan on Broker Commission Litigation March 6, 2020
REBNY Investment Sales Report: Number of Transactions Down 18% Year-Over-Year with Multi-Family Residential Consideration Declining 52% Year-Over-Year February 26, 2020
Joint Statement from Gary LaBarbera, President of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, and James Whelan, President of the Real Estate Board of New York, on the Governor’s Budget Proposal on Renewable Energy February 24, 2020
Statement By Real Estate Board of New York President James Whelan on 200 Amsterdam Ave Court Ruling February 17, 2020
Joint Statement by Real Estate Board New York (REBNY) President James Whelan and New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR) President Jennifer Stevenson on Court Order Regarding Broker Commissions February 10, 2020
NY Real Estate Trade Associations and Brokerage Firms File Lawsuit Against DOS February 10, 2020
New York Real Estate Associations and Brokerage Firms to File Litigation Against NYS Brokerage Commission Guidance February 7, 2020
Statement By Real Estate Board of New York President James Whelan on NYS Department of State Guidance on Rental Brokerage Commissions February 6, 2020
REBNY Celebrates Industry Leaders at 124th Annual Banquet January 17, 2020
REBNY REPORT: Real Estate Industry Generates $31.9 Billion in Taxes, Helping to Fund Necessary City Services January 8, 2020