Cuomo's and Nixon's competing housing policies, residents on private NYC streets struggle, & more

By Donna M. Airoldi  | September 12, 2018 - 11:00AM

A look at the competing housing policies of NY gubernatorial candidates Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon in the lead up to this week’s primary election (City Limits)

Residents who live on private streets in NYC struggle. They aren’t on the city’s official map, so agencies won’t collect trash, remove snow, pave roads, repair street lights, fix sewer lines, and more (Commercial Observer)

Arbor 18, a new 73-apartment South Slope condo building focused on personal well being—it’ll offer a fitness center, yoga studio, meditation room, and Zen garden—is poised to begin sales in November (Bklyner)

The de Blasio administration is working on a proposal to rezone Soho and Noho and update industrial rules that restrict ground-floor retail and residential apartments, but some residents are not thrilled about the plan (Curbed via Crain’s)

Central Park West may get a protected bike lane in the wake of the death of a cyclist who was hit and killed by a truck while biking on the street last month (West Side Rag)

It’s fall cleaning time. These five questions will help you declutter any space in your apartment (Apartment Therapy)


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