Cuomo Moves to Revive a Dormant Housing Aid Program

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The program, which expired in January, generated thousands of apartments for poor and moderate-income New Yorkers….

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The program, which expired in January, generated thousands of apartments for poor and moderate-income New Yorkers….

What Your Houseplants Need to Make It Through Winter

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It isn’t just you – your houseplants really do look worse in winter. Blame it on dry central-heated air, shorter days, changing light patterns, and cold drafts – and the fact that some plants go nearly dormant in winter anyway, even in their own habitat.

These obstacles make houseplants more vulnerable to problems like overwatering, poor drainage, and pests than ever before, but don’t let it bring you down. Instead of counting down the days until spring comes – or your <a href="http:/…

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It isn’t just you – your houseplants really do look worse in winter. Blame it on dry central-heated air, shorter days, changing light patterns, and cold drafts – and the fact that some plants go nearly dormant in winter anyway, even in their own habitat.

These obstacles make houseplants more vulnerable to problems like overwatering, poor drainage, and pests than ever before, but don’t let it bring you down. Instead of counting down the days until spring comes – or your <a href="http:/…

DIY: Fixing 3 Common Household Problems

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Little things go wrong in a home sometimes. These issues are usually too small to call someone about, but they can be bothersome nonetheless.

Fortunately, you can easily fix these issues yourself. We’ll show you how to troubleshoot – and permanently correct – three common household problems that can occur time and again in a home.

The jammed garbage disposal

You know your garbage disposal is clogged or jammed if you turn it on and it makes a humming sound – and no…

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Little things go wrong in a home sometimes. These issues are usually too small to call someone about, but they can be bothersome nonetheless.

Fortunately, you can easily fix these issues yourself. We’ll show you how to troubleshoot – and permanently correct – three common household problems that can occur time and again in a home.

The jammed garbage disposal

You know your garbage disposal is clogged or jammed if you turn it on and it makes a humming sound – and no…

Big Game Hometowns Square Off on Housing

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While we wait to see Sunday which football team wins the season, here’s a telling snapshot of how Atlanta and Boston match up when it comes to homes.

Atlanta, sometimes known as “Hotlanta” for its lively nightlife and steamy summer temperatures, is wide open down the middle of the field with housing affordability. Its homeowners spend 11.7 percent of their incomes on mortgages, and its renters spend 25.5 percent of their incomes on rents.

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While we wait to see Sunday which football team wins the season, here’s a telling snapshot of how Atlanta and Boston match up when it comes to homes.

Atlanta, sometimes known as “Hotlanta” for its lively nightlife and steamy summer temperatures, is wide open down the middle of the field with housing affordability. Its homeowners spend 11.7 percent of their incomes on mortgages, and its renters spend 25.5 percent of their incomes on rents.

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Blackstone takes its single-family rental bet public as sector soars

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Blackstone's Invitation Homes opened slightly higher than its IPO price on Wednesday morning….

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Blackstone's Invitation Homes opened slightly higher than its IPO price on Wednesday morning….

Trump’s first housing move tanks mortgage applications 3.2%

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Mortgage applications were hurt by a 13 percent drop in FHA applications, a direct result of a Trump move….

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Mortgage applications were hurt by a 13 percent drop in FHA applications, a direct result of a Trump move….

These cities are the most and least affordable for renters

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A new study is out showing which cities have the best bargains for rents, and which are budget killers….

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A new study is out showing which cities have the best bargains for rents, and which are budget killers….