The two young women had a lot to learn, but they came out on top in Brooklyn with a self-guided crash course on the New York City real estate market.
Just because renters split the cost of living doesn’t mean they split the responsibility of paying the total that is owed to the landlord.
Luxury developments and rising rents have ignited concerns about gentrification and displacement in a district that has long been a sanctuary for minority communities.
The live-work space in Jersey City, N.J., should have been ideal for lockdown. But hindsight born of a pandemic taught them a few things.
The moratorium’s end presents Gov. Kathy Hochul with a potential challenge as she prepares to run for a full term.
“New Mannahatta” would help the city’s housing crisis and protect against the impact of climate change.
Eviction prevention and diversion programs should be preserved.
These organic seed sellers share a passion for the unusual and a mission to preserve biodiversity. And they’ve got some irresistible seeds.
The median rent reached nearly $3,400 in December, the highest price ever for the traditionally quiet month.
The companies purchased Twin Parks North West, the Bronx building where there was a deadly fire, along with seven other buildings in the borough for $166 million.
Rent costs, a key component of inflation, surged 0.4 percent in December, putting pressure on the Federal Reserve to tamp down rising prices.
The comedian and journalist Jeff Seal takes to the streets to rally support for a little-known bill that would protect millions of New Yorkers from unjust evictions. But a powerful lobby stands in its way.
The country’s student population has become increasingly mobile, fueling investments in accommodations, largely funded by foreign capital.
The 1926 building owned by the Catholic Church looked as if it hadn’t been updated in decades. One Dallas family was charmed.
Most apartment owners are subject to the house rules, which a board can change. But some rules are not always enforceable.
A fire that raged through a public housing unit in Philadelphia left 12 people dead. But families living in cramped conditions have few options, with thousands waiting for subsidized housing.
An announcement from the Treasury Department on Friday revealed that there was less money available for renters than some states had hoped.
When Covid hit, some New Yorkers abandoned the city for good. They left some angry friends.
It was among the deadliest residential fires in the country in recent years. The mayor called it “one of the most tragic days in our city’s history.”
As the pandemic rages on, the safest place to work out is at home. Here’s how to create a personal gym you’ll want to spend time in.
While many hoped to use the enforced isolation of quarantine creatively, the couple who started Locus of Occult actually did.
Days after what might be the most damaging wildfire in state history, residents are just beginning to make sense of the long road back and the extent of the damage.
Since the explosion last Christmas, the city has grappled with how rebuilding will fit into its larger ambitions of transforming downtown. The hope is to draw more than just tourists.
A landlord is entitled to reasonable access to a tenant’s apartment. But there are limits, and now is not a good time to be fighting with renters.
Americans have spared little expense over the past two years turning their homes into cozy havens. That doesn’t mean they want to spend another winter in them.
It’s a trend that will likely continue in 2022, as momentum shifts away from the suburbs and international travel returns — unless new Covid variants interfere.
By late summer, many real estate agents in the New York suburbs began to notice that the ‘crazy bidding wars’ weren’t happening quite as often.
Home prices in the state far outpaced the national average, with outlying suburbs and smaller metro areas seeing the most significant increases.
Weeks after signaling it could no longer go on, the troubled Chinese property developer has pledged to start paying its workers and completing projects again. Buyers are skeptical.
A new variant is surging, but vaccination rates are high, face masks are ubiquitous and residents are finding ways to soldier on.
Battered by a coronavirus lockdown and conflict over a loan, Theater 80 could become another New York City casualty of the pandemic.
The Omicron variant is keeping Manhattan’s offices empty. But an influx of residents and a housing boom in neighborhoods like Chelsea hint at a better future.
When it comes to handling the uncertainties surrounding the Omicron surge, assess your own risk tolerance and weigh those risks against the rewards.
In a warehouse on Staten Island, the Archdiocese of New York stores altars, statuary and other relics that can be reused in churches around the world.
There’s a reason that some people won’t let go of their physical books — and a new term for it: ‘book-wrapt.’
A developer of 432 Park Avenue, the Midtown building whose residents have complained of flooding, noise and safety issues, said the building is safe, “without a doubt.”
Want to understand London’s economic transformation? Have a look around the condo conversion of the workhouse that inspired “Oliver Twist.”
Engineers know how to protect people from tornadoes like the ones that recently devastated parts of Kentucky, but builders have headed off efforts to toughen standards.
Readers call for Pentagon accountability for the killing of civilians. Also: Julian Assange; Republican hypocrisy; two-family homes.
When they needed more space, and then enough room to work at home, they graduated to ever-larger apartments in the same Astoria building. But what comes next?
Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to revamp the homeless shelter system, but some of the main players have not changed.
A Times reporter fulfills his lifelong dream of visiting Newfoundland and explores why so many Canadians are moving to the country’s Atlantic provinces.
California catches up with the reality that when it’s too hard to play by the rules, people convert the garage into an apartment anyway.
Despite a bid to protect it from a contentious rezoning plan, the Elizabeth Street Garden will be replaced by housing units.
A common practice in real estate is coming under new scrutiny because of concerns about discrimination. And one state has made it illegal.
Trying to get a ballpark figure for home improvements often leaves us wandering through conversations built on euphemisms.
What is inflation, why is it up, and who does it hurt? A run through common questions about the ongoing price burst.
A contentious rezoning of the wealthy neighborhood, known for its cast-iron buildings and cobblestone streets, is expected to be approved on Wednesday.
Thousands of Afghan refugees are being released from military bases to U.S. cities to rebuild their lives. Settling them into homes amid a rental shortage is proving to be a challenge.
These tools are worth waiting for — even if they arrive late, thanks to supply-chain snarls or shipping delays.