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These NYC buildings have the most elevator complaints

These NYC buildings have the most elevator complaints Shutterstock.com The list of buildings includes two in Manhattan, three in Brooklyn, and five in the Bronx On the heels of the elevator malfunction that killed a man in Kips Bay this week, home search platform Localize.city has published a list of New York’s ten residential buildings with the highest number of elevator 311 complaints over the last year. The list includes two buildings in Manhattan, three in Brooklyn, and five in…

What $2M buys in NYC right now

What $2M buys in NYC right now Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man’s studio another man’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today, we’re looking at apartments for sale for around $2 million. Rise Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group. Midtown This three-bedroom penthouse in Midtown is asking $1.999 million. It has several terraces, three bathrooms, a dining…

NYC will double down on outreach efforts for homeless individuals on the subway

NYC will double down on outreach efforts for homeless individuals on the subway Photo by Louise Wateridge/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Image The new efforts are part of a joint operation between the Department of Homeless Services and the NYPD Back in January, a federally-mandated HOPE survey (which has been long criticized for its limitations) found that there were 2,178 individuals sleeping in NYC’s subway on one winter night—a 23 percent increase from what the survey found in 2018. Today, the…

The Curbed New York moving guide

The Curbed New York moving guide Photography by Max Touhey Everything you need to know to make the city your home So you’re thinking about moving to New York City? You’re not alone: Even though it may seem like there’s an exodus of New Yorkers to places like Los Angeles (or, heck, even upstate), the city’s population continues to grow. Between 2010 and 2017, it jumped by 5.5 percent, an unprecedented rate of growth that’s taken the city’s total population…

City rolls forward with dockless bike share in Rockaways

City rolls forward with dockless bike share in Rockaways A dockless electric-assist Lime bike. | Getty Image The city aims to provide continuous service into the fall The city is rolling forward with the second phase of its wildly popular dockless bike share program in the Rockaways. Officials with the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) put out a call on Monday to bike share companies interested in serving the Queens neighborhood. Lime launched the city’s pilot program with traditional two-wheelers…

New NYC housing lottery rules remove a barrier to entry for immigrants and other renters

New NYC housing lottery rules remove a barrier to entry for immigrants and other renters Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Applicants will now have the option to provide rent payment history instead of a credit check In the midst of an affordability crisis and calls from advocates to build more apartments for NYC’s homeless population, the de Blasio administration has announced changes to its rules for applicants in the city’s affordable housing lottery. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development…

New York City’s housing plan falls short on addressing homelessness crisis: report

New York City’s housing plan falls short on addressing homelessness crisis: report Shutterstock Advocates are calling on the city to build 24,000 new apartments specifically for homeless New Yorkers It’s been almost two years since the de Blasio administration launched Housing New York 2.0, a plan to combat the city’s affordable housing crisis by creating or preserving 300,000 affordable homes by 2026. Since 2014, when Mayor Bill de Blasio took office, his administration has financed a total of 135,437 affordable…

Leave a Review at Go Home NY

What is the building you’re looking at really like? Find out at Go Home NY. Got some stories about your own apartment or condo? Be heard at Go Home NY. https://gohomeny.com #nycrenting #apartmentreviews#condoreviews #nycapartments Pictured review: https://gohomeny.com/…/…/1735-york-ave-new-york-ny-10128-usa Be Heard at Go Home NY Be heard! Leave your apartment, condo, and coop building reviews at Go Home NY! Know a building’s managers are awful? Have the inside line on a perfect building? Anything in between? Express your voice and be heard. Leave a review at Go…

The ultimate guide to renting in NYC

The ultimate guide to renting in NYC Max Touhey From where to look to what to bring, we’ve got you covered So you’re moving to New York City! Congratulations—you’re going to love it here. (It may take some time, but you will, we promise.) Once that decision is out of the way, you have another hurdle to cross: finding an apartment. And unless you’ve got a chunk of change saved up to buy a home, it’s very likely that you’ll…

First look at Moinian’s 26-story tower in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

First look at Moinian’s 26-story tower in Prospect Lefferts Gardens Courtesy of the Moinian Group Studios at the Brooklyn development will start at $2,300/month A new 26-story tower in Prospect Lefferts Gardens offering 467 rental residences has unveiled its interiors. PLG at 123 Linden Boulevard—developed by the Moinian Group, Bushburg Properties, and JV Development—has risen 229 feet and offers views of Downtown Brooklyn, Manhattan, and the Verrazano Bridge. Leasing for the tower will launch this summer, featuring studios starting at…