–“Between the East Village and the Lower East Side, there are 1,004 new units either on the market or in the pipeline.” This means the neighborhood has the second highest number of condos in the pipeline in all of Manhattan. [The Real Deal]
–The mayor visits Campos Plaza in the East Village to talk up his plan to boost private investment in NYCHA developments. “Privatize them all,” one resident advised the mayor, who quickly responded, “It’s not privatized… It’s a public-private partnership.” [Daily News]
–A judge tosses out fraud charges against the developers of 250 Bowery.
–Activists will be out in force at Cooper Union tonight where the rent Guidelines Board will be holding its final vote. [Facebook]
–The city agrees to turn 14th Street into a busway for most of the day during the L Train shutdown. [Daily News]