LIRR discounts tickets for Queens commuters, Anne Hathaway's penthouse hits market, & more

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New York state homeowners pay the ninth-highest real estate property taxes in the U.S., according to a new WalletHub report (press release)

Developers and civil rights activists want to reform the city's property tax system that allows million dollar homes in wealthier neighborhoods to be taxed less than lower-valued properties elsewhere (The New York Times) 

Evictions dropped by almost 20 percent in neighborhoods where the city provided free legal services to low-income residents (The City) 

What could happen if New York shifts broker fees from tenants to landlords? These European cities have done it (The New York Times)

Queens residents commuting on the LIRR will get discounts on monthly passes starting May 1st (Forest Hills Post)

Anne Hathaway is selling her Upper West Side penthouse for $3.5 million (Business Insider)