StreetNoise

A suburb's absurd avocado-toast millennial bait, rich people pour into big cities, & more

By Nathan Tempey | April 10, 2018 - 11:00AM 

A Chicago suburb is insulting millennials with over-the-top avocado-toast stereotypes in an effort to convince them to move there (CityLab)

A lawsuit alleges that Rapid Realty is a Ponzi scheme victimizing the owners of its local franchises (The Real Deal)

An 1,100-apartment, all-"affordable" complex is coming to East New York (City Realty)

The state needs to do a proactive accounting of which New York City buildings and apartments should be rent-stabilized, and at what rent rates, activists argue (City Limits)

Evictions often don't make economic sense for local governments and landlords, and have far-reaching consequences for tenants (New York Times)

There's an income gap in who's coming and going from big cities, with rich people coming in and less well-off people moving out (The Real Deal via Wall Street Journal)

Seth Meyers's wife gave birth to a baby boy in the lobby of their apartment building (Page Six)

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.
topics: