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Amazon HQ2 muscles out affordable housing in LIC, get paid to move to Tulsa, & more

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Two developers who had been planning on building affordable housing in LIC are changing course. Those sites will go to Amazon’s new HQ2 (Fast Company via Politico)

Modular construction may be the future for affordable housing in the city (The New York Times) 

If you work remotely, you can apply to get paid to move to Tulsa, the second-largest city in Oklahoma, where housing is a lot cheaper than NYC (City Lab)

NYCHA may turn to private developers to handle renovations and repairs, and allow developers to build on its underused land (The New York Times)

Why is Uber taking off in NYC, while yellow cabs are suffering? In a word, regulation (StreetEasy)

How to pare down your dining room to make it more functional, just in time for you-know-what (Apartment Therapy)