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The roots of NYC's housing crisis, a townhouse too fancy to sell, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | May 21, 2018 - 11:00AM 

A big-picture look at the political decisions made decades ago that allow landlords of rent-stabilized apartments to deregulate them at a rapid clip (New York Times)

An Upper East Side townhouse so lavish and expensive that brokers are calling it “unsellable” (New York Post)

Washington Heights has the cheapest rent in Manhattan, and Little Italy has the highest (Business Insider)

Here are 10 new modern tile designs to refresh your backsplash (Design-Milk)

Roosevelt Island’s shift from bedroom community into technology hub leads to rising real estate prices (The Real Deal)

Don’t dismiss dusting: toxic chemicals may lurk in these most-neglected parts of your apartment (Apartment Therapy)

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