The Round-Up: Thursday

“Now rated R for resale”: Known in the porn industry as Gus Mattox, Tom Judson has traded in the world of entertainment to become a successful home flipper. [NY Times]

Q & A: What to do with that tiny foyer in your studio apartment? [NY Times]

A construction worker digging a foundation in Brooklyn was killed when part of a wall from an adjacent building collapsed on him. The Buildings Department said “there was evidence of shoddy work conditions” at the site and issued a stop work order. [NY Times]

An influential congressman is expected to introduce a plan today to provide federal backing to hundreds of thousands of home loans. [NY Times]

The shareholders of Toll Brothers approved a compensation plan that would award bonuses of up to 50 percent to the chief executive despite the housing market’s slump. [NY Times]

Construction of two of Larry Silverman’s three planned towers at the World Trade Center site will begin this week. [NY Post]

Gimme Shelter: After over a year of house hunting, Cameron Diaz has settled on a two-bedroom apartment in the West Village; Brooke Shields is hunting for a town house in the city. [NY Post]

Choosing a developer for the Hudson Rail Yards could be delayed until next month due to Governor Spitzer’s resignation. [Crain’s]

Community Board 1 voted 6-4 against chef David Bouley’s liquor license request for his planned Tribeca restaraunt. [NY Sun]

Mayor Bloomberg has proposed a plan to restrict parking spots to neighborhood residents during certain hours. [NY Sun]

The Round-Up: Thursday