Relief for condos and co-ops, looking past the eviction ban, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
January 4, 2021 - 10:30AM


Pandemic relief: Co-ops and condos will be eligible for funds from the new Covid-19 relief bill (

What happens after New York’s emergency ban on evictions ends in two months? (The New York Times)

Here are the stories of New Yorkers who are returning to the city after fleeing the pandemic (The New York Times)

Developer John Catsimatidis says he might take his money to Florida if the city won’t let him add three towers to his Ocean Drive project in Coney Island (New York Post)

Dutch settlers built houses with stoops in 17th century NYC—and the feature has been evolving along with the city ever since (Ephemeral New York)

Caretakers of NYC’s 23 publicly owned historic sites, like this mansion in Queens, live rent-free (New York Post)


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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