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  1. housing
    The Eco–Yogi Slumlords of BrooklynHow did a couple who built an empire of yoga studios, vegan restaurants, and homes with “living walls” end up as pandemic villains?
  2. the top line
    COVID-19 Is Changing Many Things — But Not Apartment RentsEven during this extremely unstable time, the cost to rent a home has so far remained surprisingly stable.
  3. who can still afford to live here?
    Stuyvesant Town Sale Will Keep Half of the Complex AffordableWell, for another 20 years, anyway.
  4. real estate
    You Probably Can’t Afford to Live in ManhattanRents are back up to pre-recession levels.
  5. people who are unsatisfied with the current state of gasoline
    Jimmy McMillan Apparently Done Caring About the RentHe’s more concerned with gas prices now.
  6. real estate
    New York Is a Bright, Red Beacon of Hope for RentersOr is it a beacon of slavery?
  7. people who are unsatisfied with the current state of rent
    Jimmy McMillan and Up, Together, FinallyAlso, Jimmy McMillan might not pay any rent.
  8. homelessness
    NYC to Begin Collecting Rent From Homeless With JobsShelter residents would owe up to 44 percent of their income in first year of program.
  9. empty space
    MySpace’s Empty Space Costs News Corp. $1 Million Per MonthThe single biggest real-estate transaction in LA in the last 25 years is an empty office.
  10. the greatest depression
    Should You Ask Your Landlord to Lower Your Rent?Rents are starting to drop all over the city. Can you take advantage?
  11. vu.
    Fourth-Quarter Market Reports: The Reckoning Begins, Sort ofThe reporting is still behind the bad developments.
  12. freedom fighters
    96-Year-Old Editta Sherman Will Have to Be Dragged in Chains From Her Awesome ApartmentAn elderly photographer’s fight to keep her apartment is a fight for us all.
  13. developing
    The New York Real-Estate Boom: R.I.P.The ‘Times’ and the ‘Post’ both ran obituaries for the city real-estate bubble today.
  14. company town
    Is the New Broadway Esplanade Really Safe?That’s what some people lunching there wonder. Plus, the latest in New York media, finance, and legal news.
  15. in other news
    The ‘Times’ on East Village Gentrification: ‘No Day But Today!’We think we recognize yesterday’s “City”-section story about Alphabet City from November 2005. And September 2007…
  16. company town
    Jann Wenner Shopping ‘Us Weekly’ to Condé Nast for $750 MillionPlus, the latest with UBS, Bonnie Fuller, and 15 Central Park West, in our daily industry roundup.
  17. in other news
    The Avenue B Tower of Toys: a Requiem IMFellow Alphabet City residents debate the merits of the soon-to-be departed 6th Street icon.
  18. company town
    ‘Playboy’ Profits: Going Down?Plus, ‘02138’ graduates to a new publisher, Bush goes online, and Skadden makes big bucks — all in our daily industry roundup.
  19. company town
    Rent Stabilization Not As Stable As BeforePlus, Skadden’s role in the failed Microsoft-Yahoo talks, what Perez Hilton is doing in James Frey’s new novel, and the rest of today’s industry gossip.