Rent increases coming for rent-stabilized buildings, Riverside Park goes to the goats, & more

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The Rent Guidelines Board votes in favor of a rent increase for rent-stabilized buildings; board meets June 25 to set maximum rates (amNY) 

Residents and advocates call for Mayor Bill de Blasio to resign if he doesn’t restore the promised $500 million for senior housing on NYCHA land (press release)

Weed eaters: A herd of goats will help clear a portion of Riverside Park this summer (Gothamist)

The Red Hook Recreation Center lands $8 million in FEMA funding for Hurricane Sandy-related repairs (Bklyner)

The city will review new proposals for the former Peninsula Hospital site in Edgemere, Queens, where 2,200 residential units are part of an 11-building mixed-use complex (New York Yimby)

For $1.60, you can buy a house in Mussomeli, Sicily—but you’ll want to read the fine print (NY Post)