The Wild History of the Real ‘Only Murders’ Building

Viewers of the Hulu series know it as the Arconia, but the Upper West Side building has a name — and a dramatic story — of its own.

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In Bronx Housing Court, Tenants Fight to Stay in Their Homes

Since New York’s eviction moratorium ended in January, tenants and their landlords are returning to housing court.

#bronx-nyc, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #evictions, #landlords, #new-york-city, #public-defenders-and-court-appointed-lawyers-criminal, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #suits-and-litigation-civil

How to Survive a Rental Bidding War

As the rental market convulses with a dearth of listings and intense demand, list prices can be deceptive. Here’s how to handle a bidding war.

#real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

When the Rent Rushes Relationships

Soaring rents across the country have motivated some young couples to move in together earlier than they planned.

#affordable-housing, #brooklyn-nyc, #dating-and-relationships, #manhattan-nyc, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

These Homeowners Decided to Rent Again

Some homeowners looked at rising home prices and decided to get out while the going was still good. Now they’re renters again.

#content-type-service, #east-coast-us, #maryland, #miller-samuel-inc, #miller-jonathan-j, #new-jersey, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

‘Rent, Forever’: The Price of Living in New York City

Most New Yorkers will never own their homes, and yet people keep coming. Why?

#chelsea-manhattan-ny, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rent-control-and-stabilization, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Rents Will Rise by at Least 3.25 Percent for 2 Million New Yorkers

With landlords facing higher costs for property maintenance, a rent regulation panel approved some of the largest increases for rent-stabilized units in nearly a decade.

#inflation-economics, #landlords, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rent-control-and-stabilization, #rent-guidelines-board, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Adams Announces Plan to Fix New York City’s Growing Housing Crisis

Mayor Eric Adams laid out a blueprint to increase homeownership, reduce street homelessness and improve public housing. But housing groups say his budget, $1 billion short of what he had promised, will not be enough.

#adams-eric-l, #affordable-housing, #homeless-persons, #housing-authority-nyc, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Three Years in Shelters. Ten Months to Find a Home.

Scenes from one woman’s journey out of homelessness in Houston.

#affordable-housing, #depression-mental, #homeless-persons, #houston-tex, #internal-open-access, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Why Farmers Are Getting Priced Out of the Hudson Valley

Farmers are losing properties to wealthy buyers from the city, while leasing land from the new owners can feel like a ‘modern-day feudal system.’

#agriculture-and-farming, #farm-bill-us, #hudson-river-valley-ny, #land-use-policies, #livestock, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Their Solution to the Housing Crisis? Living With Strangers.

Thrown together by New York City’s brutal housing market, these roommates find a way to get by — even in close quarters.

#affordable-housing, #craigslist, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #roommates, #tiktok-bytedance

New York Lawmakers Embrace New Funding Plan to Rescue Public Housing

The city’s public housing system, the largest in the nation, has become an emblem of disinvestment and deterioration. But a new deal could lead to needed repairs in 25,000 apartments.

#adams-eric-l, #housing-authority-nyc, #law-and-legislation, #new-york-state, #public-and-subsidized-housing, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

New York’s Weed Rush Is Here. They Came to Cash In.

For generations, entrepreneurs and dreamers have moved to New York City to strike it big. Now they’re coming to sell a lot of cannabis.

#cannabis-foods-and-products, #marijuana, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

N.Y.C. Companies Are Opening Offices Where Their Workers Live: Brooklyn

As workers return to the office, some companies have relocated to ease the commute.

#adams-eric-l, #brooklyn-nyc, #commuting, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #hochul-kathleen-c, #manhattan-nyc, #real-estate-commercial, #relocation-of-business, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #two-trees-management

How Do You Find an Apartment in N.Y.C. These Days?

Apartment hunting in the city has never been easy, but now the search has become seemingly impossible as prices soar. Readers told us about their pandemic housing struggles — and eventual successes.

#affordable-housing, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-york-city, #public-and-subsidized-housing, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

For New York to Get Better, Times Square Has to Get Worse

The economic future of New York depends on everyone coming back, not just the tourists. Too bad office workers don’t want to join them.

#coronavirus-return-to-office, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #nycco, #palace-theater, #real-estate-commercial, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #rxr-realty, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny

Housing Market Has Altered the Math of Moving

The housing market has altered the math of moving for nearly everyone.

#interest-rates, #labor-and-jobs, #landlords, #mortgages, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #united-states-economy

Why Has the CPI Inflation Calculation Changed Over Time?

As prices soar, some critics are raising doubts about the official inflation figures. But many economists say the figures are an accurate snapshot of rising prices.

#bureau-of-labor-statistics, #consumer-price-index, #inflation-economics, #interest-rates, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #united-states-economy

Shared Los Angeles Studios Nurture Emerging Artists

In the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, a community supports the practices of young innovators.

#art, #ayala-mario, #boyle-heights-los-angeles-calif, #esparza-rafa-1981, #gonzalez-jr-alfonso, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #reynolds-devin, #sombreuil-sonya

Start-Ups Flock to WeWork, Trellis and Other Low-Commitment Spaces

The pandemic’s arrival turned spaces like WeWork into ghost towns. Now people are lining up for low-commitment offices, and providers are working to sustain that trend.

#canopy-space-inc, #co-working, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #landlords, #real-estate-commercial, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #start-ups, #wework-companies-inc, #workplace-environment

A Broker With a Hometown Advantage Talks About ‘Selling the Hamptons’

JB Andreassi, a real estate agent on a reality TV show, said a lack of inventory has toughened the market for buyers and renters in the popular summer resort area on Long Island.

#east-hampton-ny, #hamptons-ny, #j-b-andreassi, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #real-estate-brokers, #reality-television, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #southampton-ny, #summer-season

The Tenants Tried to Stop an Eviction. Now They Could Own the Building

When a new landlord bought their building in the Bronx and threatened to raise rents and kick them out, tenants banded together. They never expected how far they might get: the chance to buy their apartments for $2,500 each.

#evictions, #housing-development-fund-corp, #landlords, #public-and-subsidized-housing, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rent-control-and-stabilization, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #south-bronx-bronx-ny, #urban-homesteading-assistance-board

In New York, Rents May Rise for More Than 2 Million

The city board that sets rents on most regulated apartments may be considering some of the highest increases in years.

#adams-eric-l, #affordable-housing, #landlords, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rent-control-and-stabilization, #rent-guidelines-board, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Looming Rent Increase of Up to 9 Percent Tests Adams’s Housing Priorities

Some Democrats are calling proposed increases for New York City’s roughly one million rent stabilized apartments “unconscionable.” Mayor Eric Adams says he wants to support small landlords.

#adams-eric-l, #city-council-nyc, #landlords, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rent-control-and-stabilization, #rent-guidelines-board, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Pandemic Housing Market Creates Extraordinary Wealth

Rarely have so many Americans gained so much equity in so little time, but it’s also inseparable from the housing affordability crisis.

#families-and-family-life, #home-equity-loans, #income-inequality, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #united-states-economy

When the Textile Industry Was Forced Out of the Textile Building

Companies may have lost their showroom hub, but low rents in Midtown, caused by the pandemic, allowed many of them to relocate.

#carpets-and-rugs, #fifth-avenue-manhattan-ny, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #international-trade-and-world-market, #manhattan-nyc, #real-estate-commercial, #relocation-of-business, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #textiles

First-Time Home Buyers Are Getting Squeezed Out by Investors and Corporations

Investors and corporations are buying up houses and turning them into rental properties. In Charlotte, N.C., that is adding to the hurdles facing would-be buyers navigating a brutal market.

#evictions, #housing-and-urban-development-department, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #warren-elizabeth

Inflation’s Impact on Housing in America

Hike we must, but build we should.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #economics-theory-and-philosophy, #federal-reserve-system, #inflation-economics, #interest-rates, #internal-sub-only-nl, #international-trade-and-world-market, #mortgages, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #united-states-economy

How Rising Mortgage Rates Are Affecting the Housing Market

Mortgage costs have jumped as the Federal Reserve has raised rates. With higher rates come fewer offers.

#california, #federal-reserve-system, #inflation-economics, #interest-rates, #mortgages, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #supply-chain, #united-states, #united-states-economy

Amid Soaring Demand for Warehouses, an Effort to Make Them Greener

Some owners are taking steps to make their buildings more energy efficient, including upgrading building materials and turning the rooftops into solar farms.

#electric-light-and-power, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #real-estate-commercial, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #roofs, #solar-energy, #warehouses

A Haitian Photojournalist Finds Safety in Manhattan

Dieu-Nalio Chéry, who covered the strife that has plagued his country, became a target of the violence himself, but he and his family received help to settle in New York.

#content-type-personal-profile, #haiti, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #west-village-manhattan-ny

I Got a Discount on My Rent-Stabilized Apartment. How Much Can the Rent Go Up Now?

As leases expire amid a hot rental market, tenants are reporting huge rent hikes. Here’s how to determine what you should be paying.

#new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rent-control-and-stabilization, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

As NYC Rent Prices Surge, Those Who Scored Pandemic Deals Face Sticker Shock

The city is thriving, but many who scored a deal now face rent-renewal sticker shock. Rents rose 33 percent between January of 2021 and January this year, according to an online listing site.

#new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #roommates

Developers Fight to Keep 421a Tax Break Amid N.Y.C. Housing Crisis

Few big residential projects have been built without the break, known as 421a, which now costs the city $1.77 billion in lost tax revenue every year.

#affordable-housing, #building-construction, #condominiums, #furman-center-for-real-estate-and-urban-policy, #new-york-city, #one57-manhattan-ny-apartments, #property-taxes, #real-estate-commercial, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #tax-credits-deductions-and-exemptions, #tishman-speyer-properties

Developers Fight to Keep 421a Tax Break Amid N.Y.C. Housing Crisis

Few big residential projects have been built without the break, known as 421a, which now costs the city $1.77 billion in lost tax revenue every year.

#affordable-housing, #building-construction, #condominiums, #furman-center-for-real-estate-and-urban-policy, #new-york-city, #one57-manhattan-ny-apartments, #property-taxes, #real-estate-commercial, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #tax-credits-deductions-and-exemptions, #tishman-speyer-properties

Can Home Prices and Interest Rates Soar at the Same Time?

Rising mortgage rates are supposed to cool house prices. But this time could be different.

#inflation-economics, #interest-rates, #mortgages, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #united-states-economy

Can Home Prices and Interest Rates Soar at the Same Time?

Rising mortgage rates are supposed to cool house prices. But this time could be different.

#inflation-economics, #interest-rates, #mortgages, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #united-states-economy

High Inflation Could Persist as Wages Continue to Rise

Economists hoped that as households shifted spending back to services, price gains would cool. That effect might be less pronounced now.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #furman-jason, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #price-gouging, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #shortages, #united-states, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

High Inflation Could Persist as Wages Continue to Rise

Economists hoped that as households shifted spending back to services, price gains would cool. That effect might be less pronounced now.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #furman-jason, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #price-gouging, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #shortages, #united-states, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

How 2 Industries Stymied Justice for Young Lead Paint Victims

The U.S. insurance and real estate industries have waged a decades-long campaign to avoid liability in lead cases, helping to prolong an epidemic. The cost for millions of children has been incalculable.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #insurance, #landlords, #law-and-legislation, #lead, #poisoning-and-poisons, #politics-and-government, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #ryan-sean-m, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #united-states

New York Can Build More Affordable Housing, Fast. Here’s How.

New York needs more housing fast, and a few key measures would help build it.

#affordable-housing, #law-and-legislation, #new-york-city, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #state-legislatures, #zoning

A Family Is Delighted, and a Bit Surprised, to Move to Brooklyn

Longtime Manhattanites wanted to shorten their 8-year-old son’s commute to school. They found a stronger sense of community on the other side of the East River.

#brooklyn-nyc, #manhattan, #mary-mcdowell-friends-school-brooklyn, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Online Brands Try a Traditional Marketing Strategy: Physical Stores

As digital advertising costs rise, more direct-to-consumer retailers are opening shops, leasing turnkey options or securing short-term spaces in other stores.

#advertising-and-marketing, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #e-commerce, #entrepreneurship, #real-estate-commercial, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #shopping-and-retail

How to Rent Out Your Vacation Home

The revenue is enticing, but the work can be daunting. We spoke with experts about the dos and don’ts of the short-term rental market.

#airbnb, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #second-homes-and-non-primary-residences

When Your Second Home Is the First One You Buy

Some hopeful homeowners are keeping their rentals in pricey, urban areas, but are buying second homes in more affordable, rural and suburban locations.

#first-time-buyers, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #second-homes-and-non-primary-residences

The Pros and Cons of Buying a Tenant-Occupied Apartment

With a renter already in place, the home could come at a lower price and generate income. But the potential pitfalls may cost more in the long run.

#real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Leading the Bohemian Life in a Gramercy Studio

After living in many of the city’s neighborhoods, a journalist wanted stability. She found it in a rent-stabilized place that she says she will never leave.

#content-type-personal-profile, #dating-and-relationships, #gramercy-park-manhattan-ny, #moma-ps1, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rent-control-and-stabilization, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #west-village-manhattan-ny

The First Supertall Tower Outside of Manhattan Rises in Brooklyn

The 1,066-foot Brooklyn Tower is launching sales as the luxury market once again booms, but concerns about supertall tower construction are still fresh in buyers’ minds.

#billionairesrow-manhattan-ny, #building-construction, #downtown-brooklyn-brooklyn-ny, #jds-development-group, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #shop-architects, #stern-michael-real-estate-executive, #supertall

Rents Surge in New York City at Double the National Rate

While rents plunged at the start of the pandemic, they are now surging, and the increase is double the national rate, amplifying the city’s affordability crisis.

#brookings-institution, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #landlords, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #small-property-owners-of-new-york, #streeteasy, #upper-west-side-manhattan-ny

How to Negotiate Your Rent (Which Is Probably Going Up)

Brokers insist that negotiations are possible, even in a competitive market. Here are some tips from the experts.

#real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate