Bronx co-op and condo boards resist smoking ban, Kushner has tenants jailed, more

By Nathan Tempey  | August 22, 2017 - 11:20AM


Co-op and condo boards in Riverdale are fighting a proposed ban on smoking in residential building common areas (News12)

Jared Kushner's family real estate firm has sought the arrest of more than 100 former tenants in Maryland for alleged nonpayment since 2013. Of those, 20 have been detained by police (Baltimore Sun)

A court settlement has paved the way for outlet malls in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island (The Real Deal)

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams wants part of Brownsville rezoned along the 3 train (Crain's)

A Republican candidate for NYC mayor deplores the state of public housing, chalks it up to "mismanagement," not disinvestment (New York Post)

A memoir of being a black gentrifier in Bedford-Stuyvesant mines the guilt and confusion that comes with moving between worlds defined by race and class (The New Yorker)

A plan to rezone a large chunk of Far Rockaway has cleared a legislative hurdle (Commercial Observer)

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