Rent regulation legislation passes, condo conversions to hit the market … and more

June 26, 2011 11:23PM

1. Rent regulation legislation passes [WSJ]
2. New wave of condo conversions to hit the market this summer [Crain’s]
3. The end may be near for St. Mark’s bookshop [Racked]
4. Two housing indicators suggest a welcome end to June gloom [WSJ]
5. Tumble in mortgage-bond prices sets off Wall Street race to exit from trades

6. Anbau Enterprises purchases stalled Chelsea site for $23.4M

7. Green wetland program proves successful in East New York

8. Eighth Street firehouse is safe from closure [Brooklyn Paper]
9. Bronx community group helps provide housing, economic opportunities

10. Demographics change, appeal remains in Kew Gardens

11. Funding stacks up for East River pool

12. The West Village’s coolest rooftop?

13. East River Ferry will now cost $4 a ride [DNAinfo]
14. Homeless shelters swamp Ocean Hill, Brooklyn [NYDN]
15. One Kenmare Street penthouse hits the market for $3.395M [Curbed]
16. On closer inspection, the Bronx Gateway Center mall disappoints [NYDN]
17. Lower rents encourage tenants downtown [WSJ]