All From:

Housing

  1. celebrities
    Grimes Is a YIMBYShe says she needed Elon Musk to help her buy a house in Austin.
  2. housing
    Unsurprisingly, Dwell Magazine is Now Selling Its Own Prefab ADUsFor just $389,000.
  3. the city politic
    New York’s Leaders Are Sleeping Through a Housing EmergencyThe political response should reflect the size and speed of the worsening crisis. It hasn’t even come close.
  4. the city politic
    Why Are So Many of New York’s Basement Apartments Still Death Traps?It’s been a year since floodwaters drowned 11 New Yorkers in their homes, but nothing has been done to stop it from happening again.
  5. housing
    Landlords Are Trying to Make ‘Tenantsplaining’ a ThingOur housing providers are having a little fun.
  6. housing
    A Woman in the Bronx Fell Through Her Bathroom FloorA new addition to your list of tenant nightmares.
  7. housing
    To Keep Its Ancient Equipment Going, NYCHA Makes Its Own PartsWith so many obsolete boilers and elevators out there, there’s no other way.
  8. housing
    Rat Infestation? Leaky Ceiling? Good Luck in CourtTenants say judges are taking too long to order landlord repairs since the pandemic began.
  9. the housing market
    Manhattan Rents Broke Another RecordAverage rents reached more than $5000 in July.
  10. upstate
    Kingston Becomes the First Upstate City to Adopt Rent ControlThe move will probably set the stage for other cities upstate to follow suit.
  11. housing
    The Regulars Rooting for a Crash at Brooklyn’s Foreclosure AuctionsHope springs eternal for the small-time hustler.
  12. housing
    Obama Blames Liberal NIMBYs for the Housing Crisis TooAt the American Institute of Architects’ 2022 convention, he criticized “bipartisan resistance” to affordable, mixed-income housing.
  13. the rent is too damn high
    Rent-Stabilized Apartments Are About to Get More ExpensiveThe Rent Guidelines Board voted, tenants booed, landlords cleaned up.
  14. the housing market
    Somehow, the Rental Market Is Only Getting WorsePrepare for a hellish summer.
  15. housing
    Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches for Good Cause EvictionTenant activists released a swarm of the noisy bugs into an Albany courtroom.
  16. emergency housing
    For Fire Victims, a Year of Bedbugs, Mold, and Takeout at the Airway InnThe Jackson Heights tenants displaced by a major building fire are still waiting to return home.
  17. debt
    A Long, Strange Year of Rent ReliefIt was a tedious, administrative nightmare. It also (mostly) worked.
  18. semantics
    The Landlords Embarrassed to Be Called Landlords“I cringe when I hear it, and when I say it.”
  19. curbed glossary
    The Apartment Mayor Is the Roommate Who Never LeavesThese long-term tenants can set your rent and tell you how long the buzzer’s really been broken.
  20. housing
    Landlords Can Now Screen Your Pet’s ‘Credit Score’And charge you accordingly.
  21. housing
    Housing Court Is BreakingWatching the quiet chaos unfold in a Queens courtroom.
  22. housing
    More Luxury Developments Are Apparently Falling ApartWe are spotting a trend.
  23. street fights
    ‘I’m Not Sure Whether I Wanted It to Go This Far’A fight over garden-bed rotations and democratic living at one of the city’s most storied co-ops.
  24. housing
    The Cruel Theater of Encampment SweepsAdams’s task force cleared hundreds of sites. Five people accepted a bed.
  25. housing
    Is This a Boat?Miami officials say no.
  26. crime
    What Made the ‘MoMA Stabber’ Snap?And why do so many people want the reason to be homelessness?
  27. housing
    How Airbnb Reinvented Itself As the World’s Crisis-Housing ProviderIn times of disaster, from war in Ukraine to wildfires in California, the platform is hoping to become something closer to critical infrastructure.
  28. bad landlords
    Can New York Really Ban a Nightmare Landlord From Real Estate?Yes, and Raphael Toledano learned that the hard way.
  29. disaster
    Twin Parks Tenants Are Stuck in Housing Limbo“My daughter is petrified and can’t even look at the building without crying.”
  30. housing
    AOC Is a YIMBY NowAnd she wants to flood local, state, and federal campaigns with pro-housing candidates.
  31. election 2022
    Vax Daddy Is Totally Serious About HousingHuge Ma is challenging a 37-year incumbent to represent Queens in the Assembly.
  32. housing
    Congratulations, Jason Korn! You’re No Longer the City’s Worst LandlordBut the apartments are still pretty terrible.
  33. developing
    A Family of Three Making $42,000 Will Be Able to Live in SohoThe neighborhood rezoning, expected to pass Wednesday, will prioritize affordability.
  34. architecture
    Yes, Build the Windowless, Bathroomless Dorm in My BackyardSure, let the dilettante billionaire have a crack at it.
  35. housing
    There Are 30,000 Basement Apartments the City Doesn’t Know AboutMore than 5,000 are in East New York.
  36. housing
    Should Landlords Be Required to Pay for Your Internet?A new bill promises to not pass the cost on to renters.
  37. assessment
    Can Eric Adams Really Turn 25,000 Hotel Rooms Into Affordable Housing?Even after all the past year’s closures, that’s a lot of real estate.
  38. podcasts
    At the Threshold of a Private UtopiaEpisode one of Nice Try! Interior invites you into the home.
  39. housing
    New York Went From Worst to Best At Handing Out Rent ReliefThere’s still a lot of work to be done, but Governor Kathy Hochul deserves credit for getting us this far.
  40. housing
    Those Flooded Basement Apartments are a Deadly Part of the Housing CrisisThe most dangerous place to be last night was on the ground floor.
  41. homelessness
    The City Is Finally Giving Homeless New Yorkers Enough Money for RentThe voucher program’s long-overdue boost comes months ahead of schedule.
  42. housing
    Apartment Hunting With a Criminal Past Is Nearly ImpossibleThree New Yorkers talk about trying to find a place to live after prison.
  43. housing
    25 Men Lock Themselves in Hotel Rooms, Refusing Transfer to Homeless Shelter“I got very severe asthma, and I don’t wanna be in a dorm setting with 30 homeless men that I don’t know.”
  44. housing
    Meet the Frontline Defender of Section 8 RentersAngela Stovall is the city worker hundreds of New Yorkers turn to when they’re blocked from seeing apartments.
  45. housing
    The Homeless-to-Hotels Program Is Ending, and Nobody’s ReadyAdvocates fear mass eviction; hoteliers say their businesses are still in crisis.
  46. housing
    L.A. Built a Tiny-House Village for the Homeless. Some Aren’t So Sure About It.The city’s good intentions come with restrictions and, possibly, an ulterior motive.
  47. public space
    Last Night in Echo ParkOn the scene as the LAPD evicted an enormous community of unhoused residents from the shore of Echo Park Lake.
  48. housing
    The Eco-Yogi Slumlords Are Getting Sued — AgainThe city says they made $1.4 million on their illegal Airbnb rentals over four years.
  49. housing
    The Eco-Yogi Slumlords of Brooklyn Are Getting SuedThe City of New York has filed a lawsuit against the couple at the center of an eviction scandal this summer.
  50. the system
    Two Visions of the Suburbs Are on the Ballot. Both Are Myths.To understand them as imagined by Donald Trump and Joe Biden, you first have to understand that they are actually talking about segregation.