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To Have or Have Not: NYC Affordable Housing Hits a Speed Bump

By Jennifer Peltz | Aug 19
One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got the developer government incentives must use a separate side entrance - a so-called poor door.

Stackable Apartments Arise in NYC

By Jennifer Peltz | Jul 23
In a city piled high with ambitious architecture, a seven-floor structure off the beaten path boasts a distinction of its own: It's billed as the first multistory, modular-built apartment building to open in the nation's apartment capital.

Growing Demand for US Apartments Pushing Up Rents

By Alex Veiga | Apr 9
These are good times for U.S. landlords. For many tenants, not so much. With demand for apartments surging, rents are projected to rise for a fifth straight year. Even a pickup in apartment construction is unlikely to provide much relief anytime soon.

NY Fights Airbnb for Listing Homes for Tourists to Rent

By Verena Dobnik, Jennifer Peltz | Oct 16
New York’s top prosecutor is demanding that Airbnb turn over data on city dwellers who have listed on the site as part of an investigation into whether residents are breaking a state law barring sublets for fewer than 30 days if occupants are not present.

Warsaw’s Delayed Luxury Apartment Building Nears Completion

By Monika Scislowska | Sep 12
Under construction since 2008, Warsaw’s Zlota 44 Tower is finally nearing completion, offering luxury amenities and design elements such as white marble and dark American walnut.

Who Says Bigger is Better? NYC Apartments Beg to Differ

By Ula Ilnytzky | Feb 8
Living in a shoebox may be betting a makeover if New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way as new "micro" units are incorporated into a new housing complex on Manhattan’s east side.

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