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The putrid truth about NYC water tanks, landlord tries to back off $625k buyout offer, & more

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Emails show behind the scenes of how developers and the Mayor's Office try to dress up "affordable" housing offerings in the best possible light (City Limits)

The city gained more rent-stabilized apartments than it lost in 2017, for the first time since the city and state started allowing landlords to deregulate apartments in the mid-'90s (Curbed via Politico)

You don't want to know what a "squirrel martini" is. Many of New York City's iconic wooden water tanks are in disgusting, probably hazardous condition and the city isn't doing much about it (City & State)

How to slow-walk your renovation (New York Times)

See how a living room can be turned into a kitchen (Apartment Therapy)

A couple is suing their landlord for trying to renege on an offer of $625,000 to leave their rent-stabilized apartment (The Real Deal)