How millennials apartment shop, the gentrification-school segregation conundrum, more

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By Mimi OConnor  |
January 29, 2018 - 11:00AM

Brokers from big cities around the country share thoughts on what affluent millennials are looking for in real estate, and what kind of marketing works best on them (Mansion Global)

NYCHA boilers are breaking down. A reporter tags along with the housing authority's head heating honcho (Daily News) 

The Grand Street Guild, a nonprofit, will build two 15-story towers on the Lower East Side, with more than 400 below-market-rate rental apartments The Lo-Down)

Take a tour of "Lady Gaga's New York" (amNewYork)

The case for taxing developers on the benefits of owning buildings near public transit (New York Times)

Why hasn't gentrification led to school integration? Often it's because white parents won't send their children to majority-minority public schools (CityLab)

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Mimi OConnor

Contributing Writer

Mimi O’Connor has written about New York City real estate for publications that include Brick Underground, Refinery29, and Thrillist. She is the recipient of two awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for interior design and service journalism. Her writing on New York City, parenting, events, and culture has also appeared in Parents, Red Tricycle, BizBash, and Time Out New York.

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