No-pet buildings going to the dogs; Yoko Ono's co-op board beef, and more

By Sara Alessi | October 17, 2013 - 8:59AM

Yoko Ono sues West Village co-op board for quashing  penthouse sale (NY Post)

How far would you go to hold onto a rent-stabilized apartment? One East Village resident is literally seeing the walls crumble around him (DNAinfo)

If you’re lucky enough to have a fireplace this winter, you ought to know how to maintain it properly, lest you get burned by rules and regs (NY1)

Before you renovate, know what'll pay off, like kitchen updates; and what doesn’t, like a pink formica (Curbed NY)

If you're in the market for a passive condo, it's time to get aggressive (CurbedNY)

Sales values in NYC record a six-year high;  Bedford Stuyvesant, Park Slope, Flushing and Rego Park see the most sales activity (amNewYork)

Mayoral candidates open the kimono on affordable housing plans (The Real Deal)

Here’s what a board can do when a no-pet building goes to the dogs (Habitat Magazine; previously)

Find the NYC ’hood that matches your habits with this map of which neighborhoods are most active when (Atlantic Cities)

Yes, winter’s on its way, but here some tips to deal with pesky roof-related issues such as leaks and roof deck construction (Habitat)

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