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Moving companies duke it out, fear of crime, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | August 1, 2022 - 10:30AM

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New Yorkers aren’t moving as much and the competition between local moving companies is complicated by a lawsuit (Curbed)

Fear of violent crime is holding back the city’s recovery—despite the fact that crime is still at decades-long lows (Bloomberg CityLab)

NYCHA’s Resilience and Recovery project in Coney Island aims to replace damaged boilers and generators destroyed by Hurricane Sandy—but has left residents with broken gas lines (Gothamist)

A NYCHA resident organizes her neighbors to fight for working elevators, heat and hot water, and pest-free apartments (The New York Times)

The Real Estate Board of New York reports its Real Estate Broker Confidence Index fell into negative territory for the first time since 2020 amid concerns about inflation and rising interest rates (press release)

More single U.S. women are investing in real estate, a process many find empowering (The New York Times)

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