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Some housing lottery apartments difficult to fill, robotic furniture to the rescue, & more

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Really? Really. There are some subsidized apartments offered by the city’s housing lottery that developers are finding hard to fill (The Real Deal)

Notoriously subway-starved Red Hook is one of eight neighborhoods listed by Localize.city as an alternative to Williamsburg and Bushwick to avoid the impending L-train shutdown (Curbed)

Need to downsize? Follow these six tips from tiny home dwellers (Apartment Therapy)

Or instead of downsizing, let robotic furniture take over, which could “justify charging higher rents for no-bedroom units that live more like one-bedrooms” (The New York Times)

NYC has increased its spending on housing homeless people in shelters, but the population continues to hover at around 60,000 (Queens Crap via The Wall Street Journal)

City landlords reacted to the current marketplace this summer with lower rents and increased incentives, according to the August Citi Habitats report (Real Estate Weekly)