The (Big) Round-Up: Monday

Finding your first apartment in New York City. [NY Times]

A storage room in the Dakota sold for $800,000, more than the average price of a one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan last year. [NY Times]

British socialite and brewery heiress Daphne Guinness closed on a half-floor condo in the newly converted Stanhope building. [NY Times]

A pair of townhouse doppelgängers on the market give home buyers a real chance for comparison. [NY Times]

The Hunt: A Williamsburg bar owner ditches his Vinegar Hill rental for a one-bedroom with a studio in Bushwick. [NY Times]

Streetscapes: Often overshadowed by its hulking counterpart, Hunter College’s Tudor building is part of a larger design for the neighborhood. [NY Times]

A new study by the Pew Center heaps blame for the subprime crisis on mortgage brokers. [NY Times]

Blue Sea Development is bucking the poor completion rate for LEED certification with residential projects in the South Bronx. [NY Times]

Q&A: Charging rent for a spare room. [NY Times]

Some West Village residents are eagerly awaiting a new seven-story boutique luxury hotel on Washington Street, while others anticipate congestion and overcrowding in the historic district. [NY Times]

Construction of Hunts Point’s first new co-op building in 20 years spurs hope in what was once the city’s most crime ridden neighborhood. [NY Times]

The dispute between NYU and the Met Foodmarket neared a settlement over the weekend. [NY Post]

The economy of the North Bronx is poised for a revival from Related Properties’ project to convert the Kingsbridge Armory, once the world’s largest military drill hall, into a retail center. [NY Post]

The public review of the proposal to rezone the Rockaway Peninsula begins today. [NYDN]

New York’s affordable housing programs are set for a record boost. [amNY] The (Big) Round-Up: Monday