No safe haven … and more

April 14, 2008 10:06AM

  1. 1. Renters aren’t safe from the subprime crisis when their landlords
    default on their mortgages [NYT]
  2. 2. Around the world, from Ireland
    to India,
    there’s no escaping the housing slump [NYT]
  3. 3. The “Hands Across Harlem” rally against rezoning
    only stretched across one block, but protesters managed to also slam Zimbabwe’s
    Robert Mugabe [NYO]
  4. 4. The housing slump hasn’t slowed the tearing down of mansion
    in Greenwich, Conn. [WSJ]
  5. 5. On two small blocks of Blackford
    Avenue on Staten Island,
    eight houses are in foreclosure and five others could be foreclosed [Post]
  6. 6. How to buy a Manhattan
    apartment when you’re under 25 and make less than $50,000 (hint: you must have parents) [Post]
  7. 7. Housing advocates and tenants say investment firms are
    undermining the city’s supply of affordable housing [NYDN]
  8. 8. When the restored Mark
    Hotel re-opens later this
    year, rooms will start at around $1,000 a night [NYT]
  9. 9. Deer Park, midway between Manhattan and the Hamptons,
    has affordable housing and plenty of shopping [NYT]
  10. 10. The bankruptcy of the Salander-O’Reilly Galleries on East 71st Street has
    led to the building hitting the market for $75 million [NYT]
  11. 11. At the Luxury Living condo sales event in SoHo,
    home shoppers paid $10 to see properties around the city [NYT]
  12. 12. Big incentives to buy at a New Jersey development have drawn questions
    about its prospects [NYT]

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