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The chance to buy a house for under $200K, electronic tenant tracking, & more top stories

By Jennifer White Karp  |
February 9, 2018 - 3:00PM

This week our readers were drawn to stories on navigating the often confusing worlds of rent-stabilized and affordable housing, with three stories on rent regulation and a housing lottery making our most-read list. Also of interest was a Brooklyn neighborhood face-off.

Here, in full, are our five most-read stories of the past week: 

1) Apply for a chance to buy a house in East New York for less than $200,000

2) Attention rent-stabilized tenants: If your landlord changes the front lock to a key fob system, she can track you

3) Squalor on parade: A selection of bad real estate listing photos sure to bum you out

4) Park Slope vs. Windsor Terrace: Which neighborhood is for you?

5) Ask Sam: An LLC bought my building and issued me a new rent-stabilized lease. Is this legit? (sponsored)


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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