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Republicans are at war over Fannie and Freddie, Upper West Siders say banks are robbing neighborhood … and more

June 24, 2011 05:30PM

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1. Property tax cap and rent-regulation bill was slated to be ready for vote today
[NY Mag]

2. Republicans are at war over how to handle Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac [WSJ]
3. Union doorman and porters strike fills Turtle Bay with piles of trash [WPX]
4. Bushwick tenant illegally rents out rooms in her home, files DOB complaint blaming landlord [BushwickBK]
5. In a sign of changing times, 49 percent of Americans would forego mortgage tax breaks for overall lower taxes [Bloomberg]
6. Rising jobless claims, falling home sales indicate economic problems are here to stay
[NYT]

7. Thanks to its size and location, Jamie Dimon’s NYC rooftop could provide solar power for 20 homes
[Txchnologist]

8. Four design firms attempt to create 15-foot-by-15-foot executive offices that increase productivity
[WSJ]

9. Increasingly, developers turn to auction for slow-moving housing projects
[NYT]

10. Penthouse at One Hanson in Fort Greene accepts $1.64M bid
[Brownstoner]

11. Upper West Siders say banks are robbing neighborhood of foot traffic and local businesses
[DNAinfo]

12. Pending operating engineers’ union strike could stall $10B worth of construction
[Crain's]

13. Media industry is growing and helping the office market, according to SL Green Realty
[Reuters]

14. Plan for 54-unit condo in Garden City draws ire from residents of Franklin Court
[NYT]

15. Housing Authority wants increased awareness of natural disaster threats in city buildings
[Crain's]

16. Residents don’t want the crowds that would come along with a new Union Square public school
[DNAinfo]

17. Explaining the perception that Kent Swig is broke [NYO]
18. Designer Cynthia Rowley turns a Capri Hotel suite in Southampton into fashion boutique [The Feast]
19. Anbau Enterprises gets development site at 39 West 23rd Street for $23.4M [REW]

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