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Impact of rent reforms on the Bronx, the role of housing in the 2020 election, & more

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The Bronx has the highest percentage of rent-regulated apartments. Tenants and landlords there have stark opinions on how rent reforms will play out (The New York Times)

A new study on housing in Chicago says real estate finance in the U.S. has enriched whites at the expense of blacks for generations (Bloomberg)

Housing is expected to play a major role in the 2020 election (CityLab)

The Landmarks Preservation Commission designated four historic districts with 514 buildings in Sunset Park (Brownstoner)

Area residents are fed up with a mountain of trash—and the rats it attracts—outside a Long Island City building (The City)

Looking for remnants of the Dutch colonial era in Hudson Valley (The New York Times)