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Albany leaves market-rate tenants out in the cold, how a 'life lease' works, & more

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A “life lease” deal enables an 81-year-old Chelsea apartment owner to sell her apartment and gives her the right to live there while she’s alive (StreetEasy Blog)

Market-rate tenants were left out of Albany’s historic deal on rent reform (Gothamist)

Mayor de Blasio started a pilot program to move homeless people out of the subway system and connect with the city’s social services (Gothamist)

Protesters blasted Mayor de Blasio for failing to deliver on a promise to donate half a billion dollars to affordable senior housing (CityLab)

Have a rat problem? The NYC Department of Health will hold a free, two-hour session on how to prevent these pests (West Side Rag)

A Florida homeowner on how he doubled his income by turning a rental property into an Airbnb (Business Insider)