Loft tenants get expanded protections, who is inspecting NYCHA's playgrounds, & more

Shirley Chisholm State Park

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City Comptroller Scott Stringer says NYCHA is ignoring its own rules on playground inspections (The City)

Gov. Cuomo signed legislation to expand protections for tenants living in industrial lofts (The Real Deal via Crain's)

Federal prosecutors are looking to seize newly indicted billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion (Courthouse News)

“This Old House,” which gave rise to the home improvement show phenomenon, is celebrating 40 years on television (The New York Times)

The newly opened 407-acre Shirley Chisholm State Park is the largest public park in New York City. It is located along Jamaica Bay in East New York (Bklyner)

Skender, a Chicago-based modular construction company, says it can build a three-unit apartment building in 90 days (CityLab)