Cuomo signs ‘No Pet Left Behind’ bill, what you need to earn to buy an apartment in NYC, & more

By Donna M. Airoldi  | August 24, 2018 - 11:00AM

Gov. Cuomo signed the “No Pet Left Behind” bill, requiring marshals evicting tenants to make sure no animals are left inside before locking up residences (NY Daily News)

Tenants across New York State—including those in NYC, which lost more than 284,000 stabilized units between 1994 and 2016—are mobilizing to preserve and protect affordable housing (Curbed)

The Pierhouse condo development in Brooklyn Heights has dominated luxury sales this summer, even with discounts. Here’s why (The Real Deal)

A new study from mortgage website HSH looks at how much you need to earn to buy your own place in cities across the country. In New York, which came in fifth most expensive, it’s $103,000 (NY Daily News)

Ten new “affordable” apartments are available via the city’s housing lottery for a seven-story building in Crown Heights, starting at $938 a month (Brownstoner)

New app Waave, set to launch next week, will offer ride-hail-app services (minus surge pricing) for yellow and green taxis in the city (Curbed)


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