NYCHA residents on rent strike, dog-sitting app loses dog, more

By Nathan Tempey  | September 22, 2017 - 11:03AM

Renters can learn to stand up to their landlords at a Tenant Empowerment Conference this weekend (Gothamist)

Amazon is leasing office space on the West Side (The Real Deal)

Residents of the Red Hook Houses are withholding rent to get the city to repair long-festering leaks and mold (Brooklyn Paper)

A trucker followed GPS directions all the way onto a Jersey Shore boardwalk, where it took removing railings to enable him to exit (

Two people were sickened with Legionnaire's disease at a Forest Hills apartment complex, and one has died (DNAinfo)

The dog-walker share app Wag! has lost a second dog in the New York City area (Daily News)

Would you live in a shipping container? (New York Times)

Bedford-Stuyvesant Councilman Robert Cornegy's thwarted pro basketball ambitions are helping motivate his bid for Council Speaker (The Undefeated)

Co-op boards are finding innovative ways of dealing with vacant commercial spaces (Habitat) 

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