Pressing for property tax relief for owners and renters, MTA chief says he's done, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
January 24, 2020 - 11:00AM

He’s done: Andy Byford, New York City Transit chief, resigned yesterday, two years into an ambitious, multi-billion-dollar plan to upgrade the transportation system (Curbed)

A new city council bill would provide property tax relief to low- and middle-income homeowners and renters in the five boroughs (Daily News)

Borough President Eric Adams, who ranted against gentrifiers on Monday, has fundraised at least $750,000 from non-city residents and the real estate industry (Daily News)

Why borrowing from your 401(k) to buy a place doesn’t make economic sense (Business Insider)

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is working on a law that mandates a racial impact study ahead of any potential re-zoning (Bklyner)

What you need to know about living in Stratford, Conn., considered "the most affordable town in Fairfield County" (The New York Times)


Jennifer White Karp

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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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