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$171 million for homeless aid, Crown Heights rent strike, & more

By Emily Myers | April 26, 2022 - 9:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground 

Mayor Eric Adams says a record $171 million in the proposed budget will be spent on services to help the homeless (New York Post)

Tenants in a Crown Heights building launch a rent strike against their landlord, Chestnut Holdings, in protest of slum-like conditions (Brownstoner)

Pressure piles up on housing court and the right to counsel—judges want cases to move fast but lawyers say they can’t keep up (Curbed)

Rising construction costs stall affordable housing projects across the U.S. (Pew Trusts)

A stager's nightmare: Five dreaded features include old window treatments, dated wallpaper, and carpeted bathrooms (Apartment Therapy)

How to create a kitchen island that works for your space (The New York Times)

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