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  1. housing
    Is It Squatter Season in New York?How a handful of alarming stories turned into a full-blown panic.
  2. neighborhoods
    The Squatters of Beverly HillsAfter a fugitive doctor abandoned his mansion, an enterprising group of party throwers slid in, upending the lives of their wealthy neighbors.
  3. housing
    Mother vs. the Housing CrisisI lost my job and my apartment. I refused to settle for a tiny, dank replacement.
  4. migrant crisis
    ‘They’re Gonna Hang Out in Whole Foods’A Monday night with the residents fighting a proposed shelter for migrants in Gowanus.
  5. the hamptons
    The Best Deal in East HamptonGetting a Sea Spray Cottage can be a steal. If you know it’s available to rent in the first place.
  6. housing
    The Eco–Yogi Slumlords of BrooklynHow did a couple who built an empire of yoga studios, vegan restaurants, and homes with “living walls” end up as pandemic villains?
  7. maintenance
    What the Massive NYCHA Corruption Sting Really RevealsThe drip-drip process of small-scale repairs, instead of full-scale renovations, is the underlying problem.
  8. housing
    My New Apartment’s Most Aggravating FeatureNew York homes come with standard headaches. This might be the dumbest one yet.
  9. street view
    Our Radical, Practical NYCHA MakeoverFor Curbed, Peterson Rich’s architects propose balconies, energy efficiency, and adding mixed-income low-rises.
  10. the housing market
    Define ‘Penthouse’From low-rises to tiny top floors in new developments, brokers are getting increasingly creative with their use of “PH.”
  11. housing
    The Landlords Are MergingTwo organizations representing owners of rent-stabilized buildings across the city may be teaming up because one of them is going broke.
  12. housing
    The ‘Airbnb Alternative’ Black MarketNew York’s Airbnb crackdown has driven hosts and visitors back to Craigslist and neighborhood listserves.
  13. get out of town
    A Moody $399,000 Cottage in Phoenicia and an Updated Colonial Near HudsonPlus a mid-century charmer with a footbridge.
  14. airbnb
    Upstate Buyers Are Too Rich for Airbnb NowPeople making all-cash offers don’t need the extra income, and they don’t like to share.
  15. housing
    Rent Stabilization Isn’t Going to the Supreme Court This TimeThe justices declined to hear a case against rent regulation brought by New York landlord groups. But there will be others.
  16. the business of brokering
    I Didn’t Know My Broker Was a BotRenters hoping to meet Brook E. and Emily O. at that Greenpoint open house will be sorely disappointed.
  17. developing
    Eric Adams’s Big Housing Plan Is 100 Small Ideas in a TrenchcoatA lot of them are good. But can he push them through neighborhood resistance?
  18. please be advised
    Ask an Airbnb Host If You Can Rent Their ApartmentWith a little convincing, that soon-to-be de-listed garden unit could be yours.
  19. housing
    Airbnb Hosts Are Feeling AbandonedAs the city prepares to crack down on short-term rentals, the hosts say the company is out of its depth.
  20. housing
    The Menace of the MegamansionBuyers who are turning multiunit buildings into single-family palaces have taken away hundreds of thousands of housing units.
  21. long island
    A Basement Housing Bill Killed by ConspiracistsHuntington seemed poised to legalize ADUs. Then things got weird.
  22. right to shelter
    ‘We Can’t Sleep Because of the Worry’Overnight at the Roosevelt Hotel, where hundreds of migrants are still waiting for somewhere to go.
  23. housing
    Airbnb Wants to Fix Loneliness With Gwyneth PaltrowAnd zoning.
  24. developing
    An Island of Affordable Housing at the World Trade CenterA third of the tower’s residents will have cheap rent and expensive neighbors.
  25. housing
    Where’s a Summer Intern Supposed to Live?Thousands of students join the city’s workforce each June. Finding an apartment is its own hazing ritual.
  26. housing
    Can New York City Even Enforce Its Airbnb Rules?Staffing shortages under Mayor Adams are making implementation difficult, according to city councilmembers.
  27. wildfires
    California Is Becoming UninsurableState Farm has put a moratorium on new home-insurance customers in the state. It’s a sign of what’s to come.
  28. migrant crisis
    Living 20 to a Room in a Vacant Midtown Office BuildingNewly arrived migrants talk about spending their days in a former Touro College space.
  29. housing
    A Sale and a Suicide on East 12th StreetAfter a private-equity firm bought an East Village apartment complex, one of the tenants jumped. Neighbors say he was right to be paranoid.
  30. the suburbs
    Long Island NIMBYs May Be Winning Housing FightLawmakers fighting for the “right to a suburban quality of life” could weaken Hochul’s density plan.
  31. the real estate
    Compass Gets Upstate CuriousThe mega-brokerage poached the team behind every black house on the market in Catskill.
  32. encounter
    Paul Schrader’s Very Paul Schrader Days in Assisted LivingThe screenwriter recently moved into the Coterie to stay close to his wife. He’s never been busier.
  33. housing
    Your Landlord Might Be a BabyParents are buying investment properties for their infants.
  34. boring news
    Elon Musk Is Building a NeighborhoodProject Amazing is the company town reimagined!
  35. the housing market
    Manhattan Rents Went Up Instead of DownThe January median reached $4,097.
  36. scene report
    Partying With the New YIMBYs on the BlockThe data bros, jaded brokers, and occasional lefty ready to build, baby, build.
  37. upzoning
    Not in Steph Curry’s BackyardAnother famous resident of Atherton, California — the country’s wealthiest Zip Code — has some concerns about multifamily zoning.
  38. housing
    The NYCHA Chair Position Is Likely Getting a $255,000 Pay CutGood-bye, inflated salary, and good luck with all the repairs and back rent.
  39. the housing market
    New Yorkers Never Came ‘Flooding Back.’ Why Did Rents Go Up So Much?Getting to the bottom of a COVID-era real estate mystery.
  40. street view
    Two Supportive-Housing Projects Make the Case for Building Many MoreThey’re cheaper than the alternatives, acceptable to the neighbors, and successful among people who were living on the street.
  41. street fights
    ‘We Were Called Gentrifiers, and We Were Called NIMBYs’Councilmember Julie Won on how the largest private affordable-housing development in Queens history was won.
  42. migrant crisis
    Eric Adams Closes His Big Tent on Randall’s IslandMigrants are moving to hotels, which is what many advocates asked for in the first place.
  43. space
    We’re Getting Closer to a Martian Housing MarketNine subterranean caves have been identified as potentially suitable habitats, if you’re into that kind of thing.
  44. crime
    The Bees of WrathRorie Woods knew foreclosure all too well. And when her friend was evicted, she rushed over with a venomous posse.
  45. migrant crisis
    The Randalls Island Migrant Shelter Is Looking a Lot Less Temporary“There is no limit to how long people that are seeking asylum can stay in this facility.”
  46. street fights
    13 Years, 3 Mayors, Countless Community Board Meetings, and Just One BuildingThe tortured saga of turning a Hell’s Kitchen parking lot into 112 affordable apartment units.
  47. curbed glossary
    The Helicopter Landlord Lives DownstairsAnd wonders if the guy who was over last night is your new boyfriend or just a friend.
  48. housing
    ‘I Don’t Think Anyone Should Buy Land in Any Metaverse Right Now’Chatting with Jessica Stocker, Winter House’s skeptical virtual real-estate agent.
  49. the housing market
    New York City’s Rent and Wage-Growth Gap Hits Record HighWe’ve hit another miserable milestone.
  50. celebrities
    Grimes Is a YIMBYShe says she needed Elon Musk to help her buy a house in Austin.
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