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Displaced tenants plan hunger strike, how 'green' are contractors really? & more

By Nathan Tempey | May 23, 2018 - 11:00AM 

A Park Slope artist's colorful collages have been turned into rugs (Brownstoner)

Tenants of 85 Bowery, displaced because of the rent-regulated building's dangerous condition, are planning a hunger strike to try to pressure the city and landlord to get them back into their apartments (Bowery Boogie)

Why co-op and condo boards should be discerning when shopping for "green" building services (Habitat)

City Council members are proposing a law that would require the landlords with the most heat complaints to install internet-connected thermometers to track their buildings' temperatures (Crain's)

Marisa Tomei's Greenwich Village apartment is listed for $7.5 million (Curbed)

In case you missed it: An actor's cold-water flat in a West Village walk-up was rent-controlled and, until she died in March, she paid $28 a month in rent (New York Post)

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