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  1. looking to settle
    32 Days to Find a Not-Horrible Apartment for a Family of 4Too exhausted to go on, Emily hands the hunt over to her husband, Keith.
  2. operators
    The Small, Litigious New York Real-Estate Dynasty You’ve Never Heard OfSuing your own mother for being a “slumlord” is just the tip of the iceberg.
  3. on the market
    The West Village Co-op With a Surprise in the ClosetThe surprise is a shower.
  4. leaving the city
    In a Soho Loft, Tech Bros Plot an Autonomous CityPraxis, a “grassroots movement of modern pioneers,” lures members with grocery-store crudités and vague conversation.
  5. biography of a building
    Inside Olympic Tower, Where Foreign Billionaires Have Long FlockedThe midtown high-rise is ideal for those who’d rather not do much of anything themselves.
  6. party report
    The Year REBNY Tried to Get CoolAnd the real power players left early.
  7. our mayor
    Meet Eric Adams’s Other Brooklyn ApartmentAn unofficial tour of the Prospect Heights co-op he forgot he still owned.
  8. realtor diaries
    The Austin Broker With a Robust Country-Club Client Base“A colleague sends me some stats from the Census Bureau saying that Austin’s population is increasing by 146 people every day. Wowza!”
  9. celebrity real estate
    Julia Haart’s $65 Million Penthouse Is Politically NeutralAlso it’s technically not her apartment.
  10. the rent is too damn high
    Rent-Stabilized Apartments Are About to Get More ExpensiveThe Rent Guidelines Board voted, tenants booed, landlords cleaned up.
  11. the return to the office
    Billionaires Think a Recession Will Force You Back Into the OfficeStephen Ross and friends smell worker desperation in the water.
  12. the real estate
    What Landlords Privately Think About the Real-Estate Boom“Why shouldn’t I charge what I can charge? Doesn’t that sound nasty, though?”
  13. open house report
    For Rent: Two-Bedroom, Great Light, and a Tenant With COVIDWho is about to show you the apartment.
  14. the return to the office
    The 3-Day Return to Office Is, So Far, a DudHybrid work is supposed to be the future of the office. Except a lot of people just don’t like it.
  15. capitol riot
    Checking In With the Real-Estate Brokers Who Stormed the CapitolAnd their current listings, from Chicago’s Trump Tower to a Colorado car wash franchise.
  16. celebrity real estate
    Why Do the Men of SNL Live in Such Horrifying Apartments?Live from New York … wow, this is kind of a dump, huh?
  17. hudson yards
    What Is Going On With This Architect and the Buildings He Fake-Approved?The strange case of Warren L. Schiffman and the Marx Development Group.
  18. realtor diaries
    The Hamptons Broker Whose Clients Think $60,000 a Month is a Great Deal“My colleague has this funny line that I thought was fitting here: ‘This is the Hamptons, honey. We can disappoint you at any price point.’”
  19. looking to settle
    49 Days to Find a Not-Horrible Apartment For a Family of Four“Even if you could imagine this unit being clean, it still would have a general ambiance I can only describe as serial-killer-y.”
  20. celebrity real estate
    Kelly Killoren Bensimon Assesses Jeffrey Epstein’s Island“Oh my gosh, the real Scary Island.”
  21. operators
    The Williamsburg Hotel’s Drawn-Out, Chaotic Bankruptcy Process“I do have some concern that he’ll do something really stupid here.”
  22. who’s buying
    The 11-Bedroom Mansion Your Silent Workday BoughtSlack founder finds a happy, $32 million home in Southampton.
  23. debt
    A Long, Strange Year of Rent ReliefIt was a tedious, administrative nightmare. It also (mostly) worked.
  24. semantics
    The Landlords Embarrassed to Be Called Landlords“I cringe when I hear it, and when I say it.”
  25. return to office
    WeWork Thinks It’s a Good Time to Be WeWorkThe company sees itself thriving as return-to-office plans flop.
  26. looking to settle
    60 Days to Find a Not-Horrible Apartment for a Family of 4The first installment of Emily Gould’s search for a two-bedroom.
  27. upstate
    An Anti-Airbnb Activist Rented Her House on AirbnbAnd the city collectively lost its mind.
  28. curbed glossary
    Cuck Money Is the New Key MoneyGet ready to raise your own rent.
  29. operators
    The Ugliest Divorce in Manhattan Real EstateHFZ’s luxury developers staked their futures on Bjarke Ingels’s High Line debut and lost everything.
  30. housing
    Landlords Can Now Screen Your Pet’s ‘Credit Score’And charge you accordingly.
  31. the real estate
    Japanese Company Realizes the American Dream, Buys Single-Family HomesIf only everyone else could too.
  32. dividing assets
    All Split Up and Nowhere to GoAre pandemic breakups behind the city’s insane one-bedroom shortage?
  33. the real estate
    What’s Wrong With Steve Roth’s $21 Million Montauk Beach House?The developer behind one of Manhattan’s most successful condos can’t find a taker for his own Hamptons place.
  34. housing
    Housing Court Is BreakingWatching the quiet chaos unfold in a Queens courtroom.
  35. housing
    More Luxury Developments Are Apparently Falling ApartWe are spotting a trend.
  36. dividing assets
    The Townhouse That Olivier Sarkozy and Mary-Kate Olsen Never Moved Into Is BackThe astounding ballroom with 22-foot coffered ceilings remains intact.
  37. listings edit
    We Unearthed 10 Actually Excellent Rentals in NYC Right NowThis week’s finds includes a Boerum Hill two-bedroom with multiple skylights and a 700-square-foot Fort Greene apartment asking $2,600.
  38. under a million
    A $335,000 Upper West Side Studio and a Parkside Windsor Terrace Two-BedroomPlus a loftlike one-bedroom near Yankee Stadium.
  39. gone upstate
    Just an Extremely Lovely Greek Revival House in HudsonThe first floor is especially grand, with ten-foot ceilings and three parlor rooms.
  40. housing
    Is This a Boat?Miami officials say no.
  41. under a million
    A $650,000 Bed-Stuy One-Bedroom Condo and an Upper West Side Brownstone DuplexPlus a 1,000-square-foot prewar two-bedroom in Inwood.
  42. on the market
    Rebel Wilson Is Selling Her House on InstagramBut she won’t tag her broker.
  43. out of order
    The 59-Story Walk-upNo one can figure out what’s wrong at the luxury Financial District high-rise.
  44. a truly terrific new york listing
    A Greenwich Village Townhouse With a Massive Antique Door and Colorful TilesSince 1968, the townhouse has belonged to the family of George Pitt, who, as his son Alexander says, was “the Don Draper of Greenwich Village.”
  45. 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.
  46. under a million
    A $565,000 Gramercy Park Studio and a Renovated Condo at the AnsoniaPlus a prewar one-bedroom in Chelsea with an arched brick fireplace.
  47. the real estate
    StreetEasy Tries to Dominate Field and Placate AgentsThe listings giant will no longer ban agents for not following its prompt posting policy, but it’s not ceding much (if any) power.
  48. buy it for the architecture
    A Pristine William Lescaze Modernist Townhouse on East 70th StreetIt’s Lescaze’s third and last townhouse in Manhattan — and the most thoroughly restored.
  49. the real estate
    The Supply-Chain Shortage Hits Home StagersThe supply-chain shortage in sofas and everything else has forced stagers to stockpile pillows and drive hours for used furniture.
  50. under a million
    A $595,000 Gramercy Park Studio and a West Village Corner SpotThis week’s roundup also includes a Morningside Heights two-bedroom with 10-foot beamed ceilings.
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