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Bronx detention center’s affordable housing conversion will soon break ground
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Bronx detention center’s affordable housing conversion will soon break ground

A rendering of the planned Hunts Point development. | Gilbane Development Company The $121.5 million residential phase of the project will wrap up...

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Boys’ Club sells 120-year-old East Village clubhouse
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Boys’ Club sells 120-year-old East Village clubhouse

The 119-year-old Harriman Clubhouse in the East Village. | Boys’ Club of New York The anonymous buyer aims to sell the building to a local...

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NYC’s affordable housing lottery perpetuates segregation in neighborhoods: report
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NYC’s affordable housing lottery perpetuates segregation in neighborhoods: report

The Yorkville section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. | Max Touhey An expert found that the city’s lottery system reinforces racial segregation The...

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Landlord groups claim rent laws ‘violate the US Constitution’ in lawsuit
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Landlord groups claim rent laws ‘violate the US Constitution’ in lawsuit

Shutterstock The complaint says that owners are deprived of their rights to “use, possess, dispose of, and exclude others from their property” One...

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Billionaire developer Stephen Ross lists Time Warner Center penthouse for $75M
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Billionaire developer Stephen Ross lists Time Warner Center penthouse for $75M

Evan Joseph/Courtesy of Corcoran The billionaire developer is moving to a penthouse at 35 Hudson Yards Related’s billionaire CEO Stephen Ross has a...

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Boerum Hill residents sue to stop rise of 800-foot Flatbush Avenue tower
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Boerum Hill residents sue to stop rise of 800-foot Flatbush Avenue tower

The plaintiffs challenge that the upzoning for 80 Flatbush is “unlawful” Nearly a year after the City Council voted to approve 80 Flatbush, the...

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NY blasts ‘cruel’ HUD proposal to evict immigrants from public housing
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NY blasts ‘cruel’ HUD proposal to evict immigrants from public housing

The city slammed the rule as “weaponizing immigration status” City and state lawmakers this week blasted a proposed federal rule change that would...

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Downtown Brooklyn pop-up park opens as city presses forward with Willoughby Square
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Downtown Brooklyn pop-up park opens as city presses forward with Willoughby Square

The city expects to open the permanent park by 2022 A temporary slice of the long-stalled Willoughby Square Park opened this week as the city works...

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What $2,200 rents in NYC right now
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What $2,200 rents in NYC right now

Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in...

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NYCHA left dozens of lead-poisoned kids in their contaminated apartments: report
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NYCHA left dozens of lead-poisoned kids in their contaminated apartments: report

NYCHA contested lead test results in 88 units by city health inspectors Children remained in nearly three dozen public housing apartments...

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One year after Union Square tech hub rezoning, promised protections slow to appear
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One year after Union Square tech hub rezoning, promised protections slow to appear

City planning officials are considering a special hotel permit south of 14th Street A 21-story Union Square tech hub faced fierce pushback from...

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Hudson Yards dwellers should brace for major construction into the future
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Hudson Yards dwellers should brace for major construction into the future

Prospective residents should consider the area’s ongoing construction before signing paperwork Hudson Yards bills itself as the New York...

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In Greenwich Village, condo with a musical past asks $3.65M
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In Greenwich Village, condo with a musical past asks $3.65M

Richie Havens, the singer who opened the Woodstock Festival, once lived in the apartment A charming Greenwich Village condo owned by singer and...

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14th Street busway supporters blast lawsuit as ‘ignorant’
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14th Street busway supporters blast lawsuit as ‘ignorant’

The bus and truck priority was originally set to launch on July 1 Transportation advocates gathered along 14th Street on Monday—on what would have...

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What $400,000 buys in NYC right now
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What $400,000 buys in NYC right now

Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods, all under $500K Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy for a set...

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Broker fee reform draws ire from real estate industry, tepid city support
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Broker fee reform draws ire from real estate industry, tepid city support

Lawmakers say the bill would curb financial barriers to renting NYC apartments mLawmakers say a polarizing proposal to limit brokers’ fees charged...

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How does NYC pay for its public buildings?
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How does NYC pay for its public buildings?

“Mapping Community,” a new exhibition at the Center for Architecture, demystifies the bureaucracy behind capital planning When Essex Crossing—the...

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In Harlem, Victoria Theater redevelopment reaches a construction milestone
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In Harlem, Victoria Theater redevelopment reaches a construction milestone

The Renaissance by Marriott hotel and its adjacent residential tower recently topped out In Harlem, the long-planned Victoria Theater redevelopment...

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City Council approves affordable housing plan for Elizabeth Street Garden
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City Council approves affordable housing plan for Elizabeth Street Garden

But two lawsuits have been filed to stop the affordable housing project from happening It’s official: After years of debate, heated public hearings...

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Loft law reform signed into law as concerns linger
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Loft law reform signed into law as concerns linger

Loft tenants praise the bill while manufacturers fear they’re being pushed out Nearly a month after the state legislature passed an updated version...

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New York City is a mall
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New York City is a mall

Experts claim retail is dead, but the “vertical centers” and “food halls” in America’s densest city just keep coming I have been to the Shops and...

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5 World Trade Center site could sprout 900-foot residential tower
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5 World Trade Center site could sprout 900-foot residential tower

One of the final undeveloped World Trade Center sites is moving forward The rumors were true: Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Port Authority announced...

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NYC’s rent-stabilized tenants will face increases of up to 2.5 percent
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NYC’s rent-stabilized tenants will face increases of up to 2.5 percent

The city’s Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) decided on a rent increase for the third consecutive year Two weeks after Albany lawmakers passed a landmark...

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Bay Ridge’s ‘Doctors’ Row’ becomes neighborhood’s first historic district
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Bay Ridge’s ‘Doctors’ Row’ becomes neighborhood’s first historic district

The designation comes after years of community advocacy Bay Ridge finally has its first historic district. The Landmarks Preservation Commission ...

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NYC’s rent-stabilized apartments may see rent hikes—here’s what you need to know
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NYC’s rent-stabilized apartments may see rent hikes—here’s what you need to know

The board will vote on whether or not to implement cost increases on rent-stabilized apartments—here’s what you need to know The Rent Guidelines...

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Notorious B.I.G.’s childhood home now a $4,000/month rental
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Notorious B.I.G.’s childhood home now a $4,000/month rental

The apartment where the late rapper grew up is up for grabs Fans of legendary rapper Notorious B.IG. now have the chance to rent the apartment...

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Community land trusts score crucial funds in city budget
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Community land trusts score crucial funds in city budget

The $750,000 will go toward fostering a city network of land trusts The latest city budget includes $750,000 to grow an underutilized housing model...

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NYCHA backtracks on 50-story Upper East Side infill tower
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NYCHA backtracks on 50-story Upper East Side infill tower

The controversial project is back at square one The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has scrapped a controversial private development on an...

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Tenant advocates and real estate insiders react to New York’s rent law reform
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Tenant advocates and real estate insiders react to New York’s rent law reform

Governor Cuomo is ‘ready to sign the bills’ that will strengthen tenant protections throughout New York state A sweeping series of reforms that...

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Landlords plan legal challenge against imminent rent reforms
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Landlords plan legal challenge against imminent rent reforms

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the new laws today New York’s rent laws expire in a day, and while tenants celebrate the news that Albany...

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