The L train lives, judge blocks Airbnb crackdown, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | January 4, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Surprise, surprise: Gov. Cuomo says the L train is not going to fully shut down (The New York Times) 

A judge blocked a law requiring Airbnb and other home sharing platforms to provide information about hosts and guests (Gothamist)

Roughly 20,000 apartments for sale and for rent are coming to New York City in 2019 (The New York Times)

Homicides in the city have dropped to a level not seen since the 1950s (Daily News) 

Do you make art? You might want to think about moving to Des Moines, Iowa (CityLab)

A list of Brooklyn charities and thrift stores that will take the stuff you no longer want (Brownstoner)

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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