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This Brooklyn couple had to make a choice, see how their choice and similar choices are changing one of Brooklyn's most iconic avenues.

The New York City mayoral election is on November 7th, 2017, and although that's still several weeks away, the primaries are within days.

Earlier this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration will “wind down,” and in six months, end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

In the last couple of posts we focused on the difference between apartments that are rent-controlled versus rent-stabilized.  In this final post of the series, with a little help from Curbed New York, we cover a third type of reduced rent called preferential rent.

In a previous post we covered the details of rent-controlled apartments.  In this follow-up, with a little help from Curbed New York, we cover the second most highly coveted apartments in New York City -- rent-stabilized apartments.

Rent-controlled and rent-stabilized apartments are highly coveted in New York City.  The website Curbed New York breaks down the differences between the two and what you need to know to snag one.

According to, with a flood of students moving into new apartments right before the school year, and a new set of graduates starting new jobs in September, the end of August is one of the busiest times of year for renters.

Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation guaranteeing most low-income tenants access to lawyers if they face eviction, making New York the first city in the country to offer such protections.

New York City rents are rising twice as fast as wages, according to a recent story by, and New Yorkers are feeling it in their pockets disproportionately.

A recent IRS report suggests that tax penalties for mistaken or missed payments for non-wage earners are up  33% jump — from almost 7.5 million to nearly 10 million — over the last 10 years.

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