Rents rising twice as fast as wages, tips for moving in the high season, more

By Georgia Kral  | August 16, 2017 - 11:00AM

A new report shows rents are rising in NYC, but wages aren't keeping up—not by a long shot (DNAinfo)

Scary! Or cool... Check out these Coney Island pictures taken just before dawn (Gothamist)

A new report has found 1 in 7 NYC public school students is homeless (The New York Times)

The value of commercial real estate deals in the city is down 39 percent (WSJ)

Could more than 500 buildings in NYC actually be vacant? (NYPost)

The "Worst Landlords" list is out, and this time it lists worst banks, too (DNAinfo)

J'Ouvert, the festival that precedes the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, has a rich and sometimes misunderstood history; learn about it at the Brooklyn Public Library (Brownstoner)

Summer is the most expensive time to move; here are some tips to ease the challenge (The New York Times)

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