Mastering the Art of Layering Rugs: a Step-by-Step Guide
Layering rugs is cheaper than buying a single large one, and cozier, too: “When you start layering rugs, it begins to feel like home.”
Layering rugs is cheaper than buying a single large one, and cozier, too: “When you start layering rugs, it begins to feel like home.”
Cheaper than pools and more private than hot tubs, the bathtub is leaving the bathroom and has designs on your garden, or even your treehouse.
The state announced new limits to construction because of water shortages, changing the course of development.
State lawmakers will leave Albany, N.Y., this week without passing any housing policies, sparking a new round of finger-pointing among Democrats.
A step-by-step guide to mastering the art of layering rugs
This week’s properties are in Edgewater, N.J., and Rockville Centre, N.Y.
This week’s properties are in the Financial district, Lenox Hill and Long Island City.
A couple of newlyweds, with six grown children between them, wanted to combine their lives in a new Manhattan apartment big enough for family dinners. Here’s what they found.
Despite Mayor Eric Adams’s multiple claims that he had sold an apartment to an ex-girlfriend, he filed financial disclosure forms showing he still owns it.
The Bergen County borough has an unhurried pace and a multigenerational flavor, because many who were raised there never want to leave.
The fashion icon, who died last year, loved to escape the city and deal with the world from his front porch.
In the last volume of his memoir trilogy, Marc Hamer explains why a garden is not just a place of work — it’s also a place of worship.
Desperate to improve their ratings, Americans now spend billions on “credit repair” — but the industry often can’t deliver on its promises.
A Craftsman-style house in Dallas, a desert retreat in Pioneertown and a two-bedroom condominium in Somerville.
Bonnie Milligan, a star of the musical “Kimberly Akimbo,” has been the lucky occupant of a rent-controlled apartment in Manhattan for 15 years.
The insurance industry is reacting to natural disasters by raising rates, reducing coverage and exiting some markets entirely.
A couple felt obligated to take the first apartment they saw in a crazy rental market. Then they wanted to move again, but cooler heads prevailed.
A one-bedroom bungalow with a guesthouse in Los Osos, an 1870 Victorian in San Francisco and a three-bedroom cabin in Lake Arrowhead.
The overriding cause of homelessness in New York City is a lack of housing in the region, which has sent rents skyrocketing.
There are services for hire that will fulfill the duties of a building superintendent. Here are the pros and cons.
The 900-square-foot house had three bedrooms, but the children’s were shoe-box size. Updating them required ingenuity and ideas from “An American in Paris.”
The architect had used the prewar apartment on West Broadway as a design studio and a place to make music. It is now on the market for $2.5 million.
The $35.2 million purchase on Central Park South was among New York City’s largest sales in May. The biggest was a townhouse that sold for $41 million on the Upper East Side.
The church on West 14th Street, the first in Manhattan created for a Spanish-speaking congregation a century ago, has been deconsecrated. Its future is uncertain.
The vice president announced new plans to prevent racial bias in home appraisals, following evidence of widespread discrimination against Black homeowners.
In what could be a glimpse of the future as climate change batters the West, officials ruled there’s not enough groundwater for projects already approved.
A professor decorated a sidewalk in Georgetown with 10-foot sculptures of Bumblebee and Optimus Prime. The well-heeled locals were not pleased.
This week’s properties are a five-bedroom in Roslyn, N.Y., and six-bedroom in Stamford, Conn.
This week’s properties are in East Chelsea and on City Island.
In Mexico, developers are raising the luxury game by offering buyers a herd of polo ponies to go with the infinity pools and ocean views.
The music megastars are the newest members of the club. Here’s a sampling of some others.
A couple searched in East Harlem and the Bronx for a modest new apartment that would allow them to entertain friends and commute easily to Midtown. Here’s what they found.
There’s a multicultural world outdoors — and even the gentlest gardeners often disrupt it. Here’s how to avoid that.
A 1720 Colonial in Newton, a renovated farmhouse in Glen Haven and a three-bedroom condominium in Washington.
An electronic music D.J. wanted a home with 19th-century style — but the one he found had small, dark rooms that didn’t work for his young family.
Plans to build apartments have sparked a fight between progressive newcomers and nostalgic old-timers — with surprising allegiances in a writer’s hometown.
A new study shows that homeowners in California, Florida and New York are living in houses they cannot afford.
A 1928 home with separate guest quarters in Los Angeles, a Colonial Revival house in Stockton and a Craftsman bungalow Oakland.
A mix of extreme conditions has made the remote Cape Cod town’s housing market one of the most harrowing in New England.
There are numerous ways you can pressure a landlord to take action. Sometimes it takes using all of them to get a result.
Stefanie Bassett and Elizabeth Peeples left their city lives behind to raise mollusks.
The summer resort has lost its cool among younger people who are turned off by housing rules, housing costs and the culture of conspicuous wealth.
In a unanimous decision, the justices sided with a 94-year-old woman who got nothing when a Minnesota county sold her condominium to recoup unpaid taxes.
This week’s properties are on the Upper West Side, in Greenwich Village and Long Island City.
This week’s properties are four-bedroom houses in Stamford, Conn., and Pelham, N.Y.
Airbnb data reveals the markets in which landlords can expect the highest annual gross revenue from their beach house rentals.
Nanchang’s skyscrapers represented urban transformation, but the city added apartments faster than its population grew. The result: vacant homes and offices.
Business owners and local leaders are scrambling to create housing for workers in low-wage jobs, but residents who are opposed to development say land must be preserved.
Following a cancer scare, a doctor aimed to expand her Manhattan practice into Long Island. First, she needed a home base. Here’s what her $4 million budget got her.
A day after Mayor Eric Adams said he would oppose an effort to reduce homelessness by increasing the number of housing vouchers, his top housing official said she would step down.
The Westchester community attracts an eclectic mix of residents who appreciate the artsy vibe, the charming homes and the proximity of the city.
The rooftop of a historic building is the focus of a renovation skirmish between Federico Pignatelli, a financier, and Ray Dalio, the hedge-fund mogul
The noted designer of the High Line has wisdom to share with other gardeners: “I put plants on a stage and let them perform.”
A Carpenter Gothic showplace in Shelter Island Heights, an 1890 home in Key West and a midcentury-modern house in Bloomfield Hills.
Thousands of residents in the hamlet of Mattituck say a plan to build storage for 88 yachts would destroy the environment and the character of the area.
An 800-square-foot beachfront home sold for $3.75 million in February, putting a spotlight on a wealthy community that has humble beginnings.
An eight-year legal battle over whether community preferences for low-cost housing violate housing discrimination law has been cleared for trial.
Forget the floodlights. The key to effectively illuminating your yard or patio at night is subtlety.
Worldwide, housing has become a nightmare of expense and speculation. What did Vienna do right?
The housing market remains way out of reach for locals who want to live, work and raise a family in their hometowns.
A midcentury-modern house in Los Angeles, a 1937 cottage in Laguna Beach and a 2021 home in Hermosa Beach.
The scenery can’t compare. So why are Hawaiians increasingly moving there?
Senior move managers may spend weeks or months helping seniors and their families sort through belongings, pack and move into a new home.
If you need an emotional support animal to help treat the symptoms of a disability, your landlord must accommodate the request.
Documenting the history of an East Village tenement whose original owner preyed on immigrants during New York’s Gilded Age.
When two designers created their own country retreat, they knew they wanted the opposite of what most of their clients ask for: Something tiny.
Saved from ruin by Green-Wood Cemetery more than a decade ago, the newly rebuilt structure is to become a focal point of a new education center.
With a fortune made in real estate, he went into the media business in a landmark leveraged buyout of the Tribune Company in 2007. Bankruptcy ensued.
This week’s properties are five-bedroom homes in Huntington, N.Y., and Glen Ridge, N.J.
This week’s properties are in Turtle Bay, Hamilton Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant.
A median-priced New York City rental apartment could come with a broker’s fee of nearly $7,000.
Outside Rochester, N.Y., the lakeside city of Geneva brims with historic homes. But when a young family went looking, they found few for sale. These were their options.
A Victorian home in Waynesboro, a rowhouse in Baltimore and a cottage in Little Rock.
San Francisco has proposed the nation’s most ambitious reparations plan, including $5 million cash payments and housing aid that aims to bring people back.
One Washington State couple worked side by side with their contractors, doing much of the heavy lifting: “We wanted to do something extraordinary.”
Homeowners along the eastern coast of England are watching the North Sea swallow their communities. Help is on the way — but only for some.
A 1909 house in Echo Park, a storybook cottage in Mountain View and a new four-bedroom home in Monrovia.
Educated workers are increasingly migrating away from the country’s most expensive major metros — and have been since before the pandemic.
American Express has opened its first Centurion members club, an 11,500-square-foot space with wraparound views of Manhattan.
If we don’t allocate water more sensibly in the West, Mother Nature will do it for us. And that will be ugly.
Landlords should address security issues in their buildings where appropriate. But they’re not police officers.
Women are joining forces under one roof, using the age-old power of sisterhood to split the household bills and raise their children.
The duplex apartment on East 49th Street is on the market for $8.3 million, slightly above what the comedian and actor paid for it six years ago.
Precious Price ditched her profitable business of renting home stays to tourists to combat the mounting housing crisis.
It takes some effort to create anything that looks effortless — including a well-styled tablescape. But you can do it yourself: Here’s how.
An ambitious plan to bring high-density housing to New York’s commuter towns was met with that rarest of things: bipartisan resistance.
It takes some effort to create a well-styled tablescape. But you can do it yourself.
A Times investigation and forensic analysis uncovered how flawed design and minimal oversight proved fatal when a major earthquake struck southern Turkey.
This week’s properties are on the Upper West Side, in the Financial district and in Crown Heights.
This week’s homes are a three-bedroom in Bedminster, N.J., and a four-bedroom in Chappaqua, N.Y.
Here’s where renters get the most and least space for the money in large U.S. cities.
After settling in Astoria as renters and saving their money, a couple traded up to their own condo. But what was more valuable: outdoor space or a second bedroom?
Dr. Franklin and giving credit to women for their scientific contributions. Also: New College of Florida; Black unemployment; housing solutions; Covid risks.
The banking crisis may be just getting started.
Many of the nation’s major cities face a daunting future.
Facing an existential crisis over empty space, owners are trying to fill malls with residences, building on the live-work-play model sought by young adults.
New arrivals over the last few years have fueled hopes of population growth, but workers increasingly struggle to find housing in a market gone wild.
Before the pandemic, turning a house into a hub for big gatherings seemed like a good idea.
What is it like to pour your life savings into apartments that might never get built?
The New York City Housing Authority collected just 65 percent of the rent it charged in the 12 months leading up to December, the lowest percentage in the agency’s history.
Federal guidelines require employees’ health information to be kept confidential. But employers also have an obligation to protect the workplace.
From Barbiecore to revenge travel, social media trends gave us a clear picture of the forces reshaping the economy.
Airbnb se ha convertido en un destino en el que estadounidenses y europeos encuentran alquileres de largo plazo en la capital mexicana, trastocando el mercado local.
American and Europeans are using Airbnb to find long-term rentals in Mexico’s capital, pushing housing costs higher and, critics say, forcing out local residents.
Years into the pandemic, it is still difficult to get a handle on what comes next for the economy by looking at examples from the past.
For many middle- and working-class New Yorkers, it’s an even more distant possibility than it used to be.
In a city of renters, the turbulent pandemic housing market is making it harder than ever to buy a home.
Puja Patel wanted her own apartment and wanted to be within walking distance of her new job as an emergency room doctor at Mount Sinai Queens.
Inflation-corrected prices may end up substantially lower as factors driving high home prices weaken with time.
In a rare act of defiance, people across the country who bought property from indebted developers are refusing to repay loans on their unfinished apartments.
A House subcommittee investigation found four firms were responsible for nearly 15,000 eviction filings while there were moratoriums on evictions.
More than 40 percent of the available units in Manhattan currently come from tenants priced out of apartments they leased in 2020 and 2021, according to a new StreetEasy report.
The project promises to update the notorious eyesore but critics of the plan are concerned about the cost.
And among those who moved out of their childhood bedroom, a third are spending about half of their monthly income on rent or mortgage.
Shifting demographics are reshaping complexes built for older Americans, who are looking for a variety of rates and services.
Many people changed where and how they lived, but “upgrading their policies for all of these experiences fell by the wayside,” an appraisal executive said.
Apartment hunting in the city has never been easy, but now the search has become seemingly impossible as prices soar. Readers told us about their pandemic housing struggles — and eventual successes.
Rarely have so many Americans gained so much equity in so little time, but it’s also inseparable from the housing affordability crisis.