Navigating high season for renters, city investigates charging for trash pickup, more

By Georgia Kral  | July 18, 2017 - 11:59AM

For renters, summer is the high season for apartment hunting. Here are some tips on neighborhoods to consider (New York Times, previously)

In an effort to divert waste from landfills and encourage recycling, the city Department of Sanitation is in talks with a consulting firm to develop a "save as you throw" program, which would charge residents for trash pickup (Crain's New York Business)

Yesterday was not a good day for subway commuters... again (Gothamist)

The City Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration can't agree on a portion of the Midtown East rezoning plan (The Real Deal) 

Hundreds of rent-stabilized apartments in Crown Heights will remain that way for the next 30 years. Tenants have fought for the deal for more than two years (DNA Info)

Learn about the history of the Hess Triangle at Christopher Street and Seventh Avenue South, once the smallest piece of privately-owned property in the city (Curbed)

Christmas in July? The Dyker Heights Civic Association and Community Board 10 are seeking stricter regulations for the upcoming holiday season (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

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