Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Affordable Housing Lottery in Brownsville

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    Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 37 Units in Brownsville, Starting at $666 a Month

    An affordable housing lottery has opened for 37 newly constructed units in an eight-story building at 7 Livonia Avenue in Brownsville.

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    A Picture-Perfect Greek Revival, This New Kingston House Asking $249K Is Awash With Period Detail

    For lovers of early 19th century architecture, this house is a treasure trove of original details and, to add to the allure, it poses a bit of an architectural-history mystery.

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    The Insider: Original Woodwork, Splashes of Color Distinguish This Park Slope Victorian Revamp

    Soon after buying a three-story, woodwork-laden Victorian townhouse, a couple with two young kids contracted with Brooklyn-based interior designer Linda Cava to help them pull together the parlor floor’s decor.

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    Carroll Gardens. Photo by Susan De Vries

    Brooklyn Coronavirus Update and Open Thread: Can NYC Reopen in June? (5/19/20)

    We’re in the tenth week of sheltering in place and the 40th day of home schooling for New York City schools. New York City is aiming to start its reopening in early June, De Blasio said Monday. The city so far has met three of the seven benchmarks necessary to reopen, and is working on contract tracing, adequate ICU beds, and other requirements.

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    Kensington House With Garden Studio, Parking Near Parade Ground Asks $1.695 Million

    A recent renovation has given this single-family home some modern finishes and the extra perks of a converted garage and off-street parking. It’s in Kensington, at 277 East 9th Street, a short amble from the Parade Ground.

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