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Who Lives in Those Luxury Condos Anyway?

There's a new federal rule requiring companies that buy luxury condos -- like those surrounding Central Park -- to reveal the names of their shareholders, many of whom are wealthy foreign nationals. 

Pierre Debbas, a lawyer who represents some of these homeowners, pushes back against the rule. And WNYC's Ilya Marritz, who has reported on this new effort by the Treasury Department, joins to discuss.


 2016-05-11  14m