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Past articles by Jonathan:

Potential Long Island homebuyers can attend CDCLI webinar

The webinar will advise Long Islanders on the financial steps needed to buy a home. → Read More

New foreclosure law benefits Long Island homeowners

The law tightens the rules around the state's six-year statute of limitations in foreclosure cases. → Read More

Long Island million-dollar mortgages will qualify for federal backing in 2023

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has increased the conforming loan limit to above $1 million in high-cost areas. → Read More

Long Island homebuyers see highest rate of price cuts since 2019

Homebuyers have been stung by higher mortgage rates but finding a home could be easier. → Read More

U.S. mortgage rate shows biggest one-week drop since 1981

The average rate for a 30-year fixed loan fell to 6.61% this week. → Read More

Average U.S. mortgage rate tops 6% for first time since 2008

Long Island homebuyers face monthly payments that are hundreds more than they would have been a year ago, when the average was 2.86%. → Read More

Hot Long Island housing market shows signs of slowdown in second quarter

Home prices set records and bidding wars continued in the second quarter, but sales fell and more homes are hitting the market. → Read More

Fed hike signals rough year ahead for Long Island economy

The latest rate hike will increase borrowing costs but could help avoid a long recession. → Read More

Long Island home prices set records in May despite rising rates

The Suffolk median price was also a record at $555,000, as higher mortgage rates have yet to slow the local housing market. → Read More

On the North Fork, sky-high prices and few listings

A surge of interest during the pandemic has far outpaced the number of homes hitting the market. → Read More

Long Islanders can now apply for $539 million Homeowner Assistance Fund

Applications opened Monday for the state Homeowner Assistance Fund, a $539 million program aimed at helping residents who are behind on their housing payments because of financial hardship caused by t → Read More

LI home sales fall as prices plateau, report shows

The number of homes sold on Long Island in November fell 16.9% compared with the previous year, when the pandemic had driven up closings to recent highs, while prices continued to rise above 2020 leve → Read More

Fast-paced Long Island housing market depletes inventory of homes for sale

Khine and Matt Kaplowitz knew it would be challenging to buy a home on Long Island but they weren’t prepared for just how crowded the market would be with buyers. The couple was living in a one-bedroo → Read More

Coronavirus response will include focus on senior care facilities

New York state will place an emphasis on working with health care facilities treating older people as it responds to the first local case of the novel coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. "We're going to have a special effort for our nursing homes and congregate facilities where senior… → Read More

Deerfield to build $635M biotech hub on Park Avenue South

The 300,000-square-foot office, north of Madison Square Park, is close to transit hubs and can attract talent in a way that has proved challenging for other locations, Flynn said. “A lot of the sites that are zoned for labs are really hard to get to,” Flynn said. "One of the things New York needs is talent. It’s got great academic discoveries, but it doesn’t, like Boston, have all the executive… → Read More

Weill Cornell medical school to cover tuition, living expenses of students in need

A version of this story will appear in Crain's Health Pulse. For in-depth daily health care coverage, subscribe to Crain's Health Pulse. Weill Cornell Medicine said on Monday that it would become the latest Manhattan medical school to meet students’ full financial need,… → Read More

City reports first cases of West Nile virus in 2019

Four people across the city have been diagnosed with the first human cases of West Nile virus this year, the city Health Department said Thursday. There were two cases in Queens, one in Staten Island and one in Brooklyn. All four were hospitalized, and two remain in the hospital. The… → Read More

Zocdoc's new pricing rankles New York doctors

For in-depth daily health care coverage subscribe to Crain's Health Pulse Local doctors and medical groups are sick over recent changes Zocdoc made to its pricing policy. On July 1 the company started charging for a patient’s initial booking rather than a monthly fee. The change means doctors… → Read More

Nomad Health raises $34 million for staffing platform

This is an abbreviated version of a story appearing in Crain's Health Pulse. For in-depth daily health care coverage, subscribe to Crain's Health Pulse. Nomad Health, the Manhattan-based company focused on bringing transparency to health care staffing, said it had raised… → Read More

Cuomo awards $187 million to health organizations for capital projects

This is an abbreviated version of a story that appeared in Crain's Health Pulse. For in-depth daily health care coverage, subscribe to Crain's Health Pulse. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $187 million to help hospitals and clinics around the state jumpstart projects that… → Read More