Bowery Alliance of Neighbors hopes to limit building boom, attitudes toward home ownership changing … and more

June 26, 2009 08:00AM

1. Bowery Alliance of Neighbors hopes to limit Bowery building boom [Villager]
2. Borough President Scott Stringer removes appointee’s Hudson River Park Trust voting privileges after Pier 40 lease move [Villager]
3. Parents reluctant about school at former Sports Museum site [Villager]
4. Barneys New York owners table plans to expand overseas [Post]
5. Mortgage rates up slightly, Freddie Mac reports [AP via USA Today] and [The Truth about]
6. Federal Reserve announces plans to scale back emergency lending programs [USA Today]
7. Attitudes toward home ownership versus renting changing, survey says [WSJ]
8. Legislation for homebuyers is missing [Seeking Alpha]
9. Economy can only improve once housing prices do [WSJ]
10. Jobless claims rise, GDP falls at lower pace [AP via MSNBC]
11. FHA’s insured single-family mortgages rise 8 percent in April [National Mortgage News Online]
12. National Association of Realtors seeks suspension of the Home Valuation Code of Conduct [National Mortgage News Online]
13. Some 150-152 West 14th Street evacuees still homeless [Villager]