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The case of the missing affordable apartments, starchitect-designed building coming to Gowanus, & more

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Major oops: NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer said his recent claim that the city has lost more than 1 million affordable apartments was off by about half that amount (The Real Deal via Wall Street Journal)

Anarchist squatters were kicked out of their abandoned Albany house after being profiled in a newspaper article for how they live—without power, heat, or running water (Times Union)

The design world’s apparent favorite architect Bjarke Ingels has been tapped to design a new apartment building on the Gowanus Canal (Crain’s)

Sunset Park is less hyped than other Brooklyn nabes, with affordable apartments and a low-key vibe, for now at least—until everyone reads this article (New York Post)

How to stage an apartment: Use a lot of "greige" and make it look like no one really lives there (The New York Times)

Amazon is getting into prefab house construction, and you can bet they’ll have Alexa pre-installed (Curbed)