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‘It’s Highway Robbery!’ Brooklyn Senior Residents Protest Against City Seizing Homes

“HPD, stop the greed,” shouted a group of angry Brooklyn senior residents who gathered on Wednesday in front of the Department of Housing and Preservation (HPD) in Manhattan to protest the city’s Third Party Transfer (TPT) program. Under the TPT, the city forecloses on properties for unpaid real estate taxes and transfers ownership to nonprofit […]