Affordable housing under threat from Washington, Staten Island house comes with a private pond, & more

By Nathan Tempey  | February 13, 2018 - 11:00AM

One family's story of what they did upon learning that their new $1.7 million house is falling down (New York Times)

The city isn't doing enough to build affordable housing on vacant lots, according to a new report (City Limits)

Politicians and neighborhood groups are suing over a skyscraper under construction on the Upper East Side, saying that it's planned to be taller than should be allowed (amNewYork)

Legal Aid is threatening to sue the city over heat problems in public housing (New York Times)

President Trump's new budget proposes even deeper cuts to federal rent assistance for low-income people, public housing maintenance, and affordable housing construction (The Real Deal)

This $2.7 million Staten Island house comes with its own pond (Curbed)

Stock market woes and jitters about rising interests rates didn't prevent the luxury real estate market from performing as is typical this time of year (The Real Deal) 

10 sleeper sofas to fit even the smallest space (Domino)

Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.