New NYC housing site simplifies lottery registration for affordable housing--but is that a good thing? (New York Observer; NY Daily News) Hotels prepare to crack down on their Airbnb competition (Crain's)
Don't just sign on the dotted line:
Here's why you should read that lease closely (NY1; previously)
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Price up to $2,000 up to $3,000 up to $4,000 up to $5,000 up to $6,000 up to $7,000 up to $8,000 up to $9,000 no maximum
Bedrooms at least 1 bedroom at least 2 bedrooms at least 3 bedrooms at least 4 bedrooms 5 or more bedrooms
Bathrooms at least 1 bathroom at least 1.5 bathrooms at least 2 bathrooms at least 2.5 bathrooms at least 3 bathrooms at least 3.5 bathrooms 4 or more bathrooms Presented by
NYC launches program to encourage locally made furniture (New York Times)
Think your studio is small?
Check out this garage-turned-apartment in London. Oh, and it's not cheap either (Daily Mail)
Tips for legally breaking your lease (AOL Real Estate; previously) Still no shades on Cobble Hill resident's full-frontal shower (CBS News)
A Hell's Kitchen co-op is irked by the CityBench in front of their building,
now that a homeless woman has taken up residence on it (DNA Info) Dealing with neighborly trash problems stinks (Daily News) A City Councilman wants the city to get serious about building affordable housing in Brooklyn (Brokelyn)
You know how you know a neighborhood is sick of high-end developments?
When residents prefer a prison (New York Times)