Blocks & Lots

Category - NYC Government

Your Guide to NYC Affordable Housing

Here in New York City, we spend a lot of time talking about how unaffordable everything is (That cocktail is $20? You pay $3,000 a month to live in 300 square feet?), but the truth is that there’s an entire governmental...

What is a recorded sale?

A recorded sale happens when the city recognizes a transfer of ownership and adds it to the public record. This comes after the closing date, when ownership actually passes from seller to buyer and the buyer gets their...

Where to find your BBL

In NYC real estate, BBL stands for borough, block, and lot. This 10-digit number identifies each individual piece of land in NYC. It is also universal, so it makes tracking buildings across databases easier. The...