Lawmakers propose cutting brokers' fees and security deposits, married with roommates, & more

By Nikki M. Mascali  | February 13, 2019 - 11:00AM

Proposed legislation aims to cap brokers’ fees and security deposits to one month’s rent in an effort to make renting in NYC more affordable (The Wall Street Journal)

Construction is underway on a new public library in Sunset Park, which includes 49 affordable housing units (New York Yimby)

Surprisingly, NYC is not one of the 20 most congested cities in the world (Business Insider)

A month of service changes are coming to the G train’s Greenpoint Avenue and Flushing Avenue stops (Greenpointers)

Housing is so pricey on the West Coast that some married couples are choosing to live with roommates (MarketWatch) 

No outdoor space? You can still cultivate your green thumb with OGarden Smart’s indoor garden (Apartment Therapy) 

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