Tenant blacklist still looms, DUMBO's decibel dilemma, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | October 20, 2014 - 11:16AM

Caution: even if you win your court case against the landlord, the dispute could still land you a spot on the tenant blacklist (NYT, previously)

Train rumblings, trucks and traffic—DUMBO's noisemakers may get on your nerves (Gothamist)

An endless stream of high-end condos is cropping up on the Lower East Side (NYP)

Got an illegal "greenhouse" structure in your apartment? What was once a source of added value may now end up costing you big bucks (NYT)

Ditch the clutter, use natural materials, and other Scandinavian decorating know-how (BuzzBuzzHome)

Where to look in NYC for park views that still cost less than $1 million (NYT)

Affordable apartments in the UWS' notorious "poor door" building will actually be pretty nice (though subsidized renters still won't have pool access) (DNAinfo)

It's possible to prevent co-op neighbors for selling their apartments for too little, but the market will likely do the work for you (NYT)

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