At the height of the pandemic, some siblings decided to move into the same building to create an instant safe bubble.
But how long will Manhattan rental prices remain where they are, with employers calling workers back to the office, schools resuming in-person classes and vaccinated 20-somethings who spent the last year in their parents’ homes eager to resume their social lives? “You
Jeff Godfrey found a nicer rent-stabilized apartment in Manhattan for the same price he was paying in Bushwick, Brooklyn. “I lucked out, but I looked at 56 apartments — all in person,” he said. “I’d go to see a place in Lower
Rent or buy? For those with a choice, there’s a lot to consider. Renting doesn’t tie you down, nor does it require a huge down payment. On the other hand, buying can be a profitable long-term investment with tax benefits. And let’s
And there are thousands of New Yorkers at risk of losing their homes later this summer, when a statewide eviction moratorium is expected to end. The pandemic drastically deepened debt for low-income renters who were already at risk of eviction. While a
When Meg Luther moved to New York six years ago, she rented in Midtown Manhattan, then moved to Brooklyn, eager for a quieter and more residential neighborhood. Her little studio in a new rental building in Fort Greene, near Downtown Brooklyn, had
The Pritzker Prize-winning French architect Jean Nouvel says all his fondest childhood memories revolve around the water. They include his family’s annual summer vacations to the Côte d’Azur, where he spent his days swimming in the sea, and his kayaking excursions down
Indeed, huts on stilts are not unique to French Polynesia. Some of the finest examples, known as fish houses, were built in the early 20th century in Pine Island Sound, Fla., where they were mostly way stations for commercial fisherman to sort