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Landmark protections for NYC renters, the quietest neighborhoods in Manhattan, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 21, 2019 - 2:30PM

This week, readers dug into our article on the major changes to New York City’s rent laws. The landmark agreement, which was quickly signed into law by the governor, provides a long list of new protections to tenants in rent-stabilized apartments, as well as a few to market-rate tenants.

Also popular were stories on the parts of Manhattan that have the fewest noise complaints and the kinds of temporary walls that you can use in a NYC rental.

Here, in full, are the week's top stories:

1) NYC to get landmark tenant protections under new agreement that's poised to become law

2) The 10 quietest neighborhoods in Manhattan

3) 8 bookshelf walls you can live with legally

4) How much does it cost to renovate a bathroom in NYC? [sponsored]

5) How to keep your NYC apartment cool: in-window, through-wall, split unit, and other types of air conditioners


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer steers Brick Underground’s editorial coverage of New York City residential real estate and writes articles on market trends and strategies for buyers, sellers, and renters. Jennifer’s 15-year career in New York City real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC.

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