Tag: housing


Housing Advocates Say More Regulation Needed for Small Living Spaces

Last week, New York City welcomed Carmel Place, its first building composed of micro-units. Stocked with kitchens, bathrooms and living spaces, all of the 32 tiny apartments that fill the Kips Bay building are smaller than 400 square feet. Buildings like Carmel Place aren’t the only way to create more […]

Brooklyn, development

Rezoning Puts East New York on the Housing Radar

Five months after the passage of the de Blasio administration’s first neighborhood rezoning, investment in East New York’s housing market has increased. Both residents and realtors have taken an interest in selling homes in the neighborhood now that the area is “on the map” after extensive debate over it’s rezoning […]

Real Estate

African American Airbnb Hosts Criticize State Bill

The controversial Airbnb bill yet to be signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is drawing criticism from African American users of the popular homesharing website. In an effort to prevent illegal hotels, the bill, passed by the state legislature this summer, bans users from listing rentals for entire apartments […]