While Donald Trump is in D.C., his mark is still being felt in New York. From Trump Tower to golf courses, residential developments and even his childhood home, the five boroughs offer a blueprint to Trump’s world.
On this page, we’re collecting news stories about Trump’s role in New York City – good and bad – as an effort to let residents understand more about where they live.
|Lawmakers Question Trump’s Stake in Subsidized Housing Complex||Two congressional Democrats are demanding more information about President Trump’s potential conflicts of interest stemming from his part ownership of the nation’s largest federally subsidized housing complex, which they say could benefit financially from decisions made by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Washington Post)
|Donald Trump’s New York Golf Club Seeks to Avoid Tax Bogeyman||The company, which is now being run by his sons Donald and Eric, is seeking a property tax break of $250,000 for Trump National Golf Club in Westchester, New York, town officials have said. (Newsweek)|
|Trump Tower police detail has finally been scaled back||
With the first family now officially reunited in the White House, the NYPD presence around Trump Tower has been dramatically reduced — and police and nearby businesses are breathing big sighs of relief. (New York Post)
|Trump's Boyhood Home Has Been Rented Out, Broker Says||The five-bedroom Tudor at 85-15 Wareham Place — where Trump was born and lived until he was 4 — was listed for rent Thursday afternoon and was leased out almost immediately. (DNAinfo)|
|Kushner Family's Jersey City Project Set to Lose $6.5 Million Annual Tax Credit||A project Kushner Companies is planning in Jersey City, already under pressure because of its controversial use of the EB-5 visa program, is in more hot water. (WNYC)|
|Abu Dhabi tourism office quits Trump Tower||Abu Dhabi's tourism office, which has been cited as a potential conflict of interest between President Donald Trump and his businesses, vacated its Trump Tower quarters days after the president was sworn into office.(Politico)|
|Trump Golf Course Struggles in Bronx, Where Many Can’t Afford to Play||Two years after it opened, as Trump has ascended to the White House, his namesake golf course is struggling. (New York Times)|
|Former Goldman exec trying to remove the Trump name from his UES building||Yet another New York building has started a petition to remove the president’s name from its own. This one is the Trump Palace at 200 East 69th Street, and the movement was started by former Goldman partner Laurence Weiss, who has been trying to sell his unit in the building since 2015. (Luxury Listing NYC)|
|Trump’s Most Valuable Tower -|
Felons, Dictators and Girl Scouts
|The 72-story building has housed frauds, thieves, boiler rooms and penny-stock schemers since Trump took it over in 1995 in what may be the best deal of his career. (Bloomberg)|
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