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Localize.city's new ads call out real estate lies, protesting a luxury tower in Ridgewood, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen | October 16, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Real estate website Localize.city launched an ad campaign featuring realistic NYC apartment listings that are marked up by graffiti calling out what it's really like to live there, such as: “Bed bugs!” “Construction hell!” “Elevator always broken” (press release) 

The Ridgewood Tenants Union protested a proposed luxury apartment tower and are demanding the resignation of City Councilman Robert Holden (QNS.com)

A proposed 23-story apartment building could bring affordable apartments and micro studios to the Upper West Side (West Side Rag)

Downtown Manhattan's tax incentive programs created to attract commercial tenants post-9/11 are set to expire next year and some are pushing for an extension (Commercial Observer)

There are 20 new affordable apartments available in Williamsburg, with rent starting at $2,176 for a studio (Greenpointers)

The New York City Economic Development Corporation has hired Dutch experts to develop the city's Financial District and Seaport Climate Resilience Master Plan (Tribeca Citizen)

 

 

 

 

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