Manhattan's newest neighborhood, the perks of having a roomie, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | August 22, 2014 - 10:59AM

Manhattan's newest, made-up micro-neighborhood: Stuyvesant Square (The New York Observer)

Sure, roommates can be annoying, but you'll miss 'em once they're gone (Buzzfeed)

Say what you will, but New York's crazy pace of development may be keeping your rent from getting even higher (The Billfold)

Even the affordable apartments at the Atlantic Yards are $3,000 a month (BKLYNR)

And if you're still applying for Brooklyn's affordable housing, maybe best to temper your expectations (Curbed NY)

A cheap, surprisingly commute-friendly Jersey 'burb: Bayonne (NYT)

Residents at Brooklyn's biggest Mitchell-Lama building are petitioning to oust their corrupt board (and re-structure the elections process) (Brooklyn Brief)

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