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Foreclosures on the rise, a twist in the UWS shelter saga, & more

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Foreclosure filings are on the rise, with multi-family buildings in minority neighborhoods the most vulnerable (The Real Deal)

A homeless New Yorker living at the Lucerne Hotel is joining the fight to force him and fellow residents out, but on the side of an UWS group that wants them out (Gothamist)

NYCHA tenants who experience gas or electricity outages could see their rent cut by 10 percent under a new proposal (New York Daily News)

An investor's plan to gentrify affordable housing in Harlem has crumbled—leaving tenants with terrible conditions (Wall Street Journal)

New York ranks third and fourth respectively on lists of the most expensive U.S. cities in which to rent or own, according to data from Move.org (press release)

There are concerns the rezoning of Gowanus in Brooklyn could negatively impact the canal cleanup (Brownstoner)