Zillow aims to be a one-stop-shop for renters, some HDFC co-ops are struggling to survive, & more

By Donna M. Airoldi  | August 1, 2018 - 11:00AM

Zillow wants to be a one-stop shop for renters. On Tuesday it released new tools that allow users to apply for apartments with one form and pay rent directly from the website (Inman)

Some affordable housing cooperatives, known as HDFCs, are struggling to pay taxes and utility bills. The city has foreclosed on 74 of them since 1997 (The New York Times)

There’s speculation that the building that houses the Salvation Army store in Clinton Hill—designed by Francis H. Kimball who also designed Park Slope’s Montauk Club—may soon be redeveloped into apartments (Brownstoner)

A kitchen island can be many things—food prep center, dining table, social setting. Here are some sleek and futuristic island designs (Mansion Global)

Stylish ideas for how to divide a bed area in a studio apartment (Apartment Therapy)

GOT fans take note: Northern Ireland’s Gosford Castle—used as Riverrun in “Game of Thrones”—is on the market for just over $650,000 (New York Post)


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