The Round-Up: Wednesday

Feud between the Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Office of Management and Budget has delayed hundreds of housing developments for low- and moderate-income New Yorkers. [NY Times]

City bus drivers speak of a long history dealing with violent fare-dodgers on their routes. [NY Times]

Twenty-year-old Crown Heights man charged with the stabbing of a M.T.A. bus driver. [NY Times]

Against the wishes of the DOB, a judge rules that an UES church can continue to lease part of its property to a catering company in order to raise money. [NY Times]

What $600,000 gets you. [NY Times]

The Daily News “steals” the Empire State Building, exposing a loophole in the city register’s office. [NYDN]

A tour through Citi Field. [NDYN]

Brooklyn has the lowest gas prices in the city. [NYDN]

Con Edison backs off a plan to sell 21 acres of Astoria waterfront to a developer who wants to build a Fed Ex distribution center. [NYDN]

Tenants of a historic Queens apartment building blame their landlord for electrical problems that forced them out of their homes this summer. [NYDN]

City shuts down treasured Bronx marina over safety concerns. [NYDN]

Councilman Vacca introduces bill that would consolidate property information maintained by multiple city agencies into a single online database. [NYDN]

Between the Bricks: There’s a new buzzword in town these days—“rescue equity”; Dubai slammed by worldwide recession as the royal family's development firm lays off 500 people. [NY Post]

Bloomberg to send out long-delayed property-tax rebates before Christmas. [NY Post]

Citi Field to remain Citi Field despite the bank’s massive problems. [NY Post]

Faced with a glut of foreclosed homes, banks are considering selling them in bulk to investors, rather than just one at a time. [WSJ]

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