Weak economy leads to surge in housing voucher applications, borrowers opt for cash-in refinancing … and more

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Aug.August 16, 2010 08:00 AM

1. Weak economy leads to nationwide surge in applications for housing
vouchers
[WSJ]

2. More borrowers opt for cash-in refinancing [NYT]
3. One in 10 New Yorkers has battled bedbugs: poll [NYDN]
4. Empire State Building advocates fear that 1,150-foot-high 15 Penn Plaza will obstruct city views and ESB manager Anthony Malkin hopes green improvements will help him lease space [Curbed] and [WSJ]
5. Where can you find the best deals on mortgages? [WSJ]
6. Plans scaled back for cultural institutions at Ground Zero [Crain’s]

7. Flat-screen TVs are the new amenities in apartment sales [NYT]
8. Obama voices support for Ground Zero mosque [NYO] 
9. A look at the first gay-friendly resort, the Out NYC, on West 42nd Street [NY1]
10. American Institute of Architects offers tours of NYC on biweekly yacht rides [Curbed]
11. Hoboken developer builds warehouse-style dream house between busy
overpasses [NYT]


12. Brooklyn jail will reopen, but not double in size [Brooklyn Paper]
13. Will Genting’s plan at Aqueduct race track be profitable? [Crain’s]
14. Long Island developers are building on spec [NYT]
15. Lola Star boutique opens at Stillwell Avenue subway station at Coney Island [Brooklyn Paper]

 

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