Dealing with "deadbeat" co-op owners, facial recognition software comes to apartments, and more

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A Lower East Side building using facial recognition technology instead of keys--ingenious or invasion of privacy? (NYT)

It's harsh, but here's one way of recouping money from co-op owners who've stopped paying (Habitat Magazine)

A $4,500 broker fee just to renew your lease? Yes, really (NYT)

Rents are going up and shops are coming in for the "rebirth" of the Financial District (NYDN)

If you snag a rent-regulated apartment in a luxury building, good luck getting access to the perks (NYT)

On the off chance you were hoping to skip the jitney and, um, crowdsource a helicopter ride to the Hamptons this summer, there's now an app for that (NYP)

Do you live in a landmarked building? Here's how to find out (Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation)

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