Title: #HackHousing Proves That Not All Tech Bros Suck JULY 18, 2016
BY NICOLE DISSER After making my way through a gilded, marble-floor lobby worthy of Home Alone 2, I found myself at Civic Hall. The techy meetup spot and educational center is where likeminded hackers convene for “labs” and shamelessly use the kind of words (“disrupt”) that have become emblems of that heady cocktail of superiority and entitlement powering controversial profit vacuums like Uber and AirBnB. I
Rental Site Helps You Steer Clear of Bad Landlord Using Letter Grades
By Amy Zimmer
MANHATTAN — It’s rare — and cumbersome — for a renter to do a deep dive into a building’s history to uncover violations or potential landlord/tenant problems before signing a lease.
But Yale Fox, a TED Fellow focused on income inequality and housing rights, thinks it should be a standard part of the practice. That’s why his Rentlogic website, currently in beta mode, is trying to make it