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Worried about apartment spy cams, dealing with an abusive neighbor, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
September 20, 2019 - 2:00PM

This week, readers honed in on stories about protecting themselves in uncomfortable NYC living situations, with a pair of stories on how to detect a spy cam in your apartment and deal with a problematic neighbor.

Also popular were posts on how New Yorkers manage life in this crowded city, with tips on coping with a long subway commute and sharing a studio apartment as a couple.

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

1) How to find a hidden camera planted by your landlord, Airbnb host, or another creep

2) Is your neighbor harassing you? 4 steps to handle the problem

3) Ask Sam: Our rent-stabilized building is converting to condos. What are our rights? (sponsored)

4) 6 tips for surviving a long commute like a real New Yorker

5) My boyfriend and I live in a 600-square-foot studio. Here’s how we make it work


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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