A landmark deal on rent reform, preventing more helicopter crashes, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | June 12, 2019 - 11:00AM 

A landmark deal has been reached on tenant protections in New York (New York Times)

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson questions safety of soon-to-launch Uber Copter after Monday's fatal helicopter crash (New York Post) 

Residents near the South Street Seaport are concerned about toxic remains from a 1800-era thermometer factory, now a parking lot near a school (The New York Times)

Two private islands off the coast of New Rochelle in Westchester are for sale for $13 million (Bloomberg)

A mortgage banker on why a lender would decline to lend to a buyer in a NYC co-op (StreetEasy blog)

How NYC zoning laws are manipulated to build supertall skyscrapers (CityLab)

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