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Momentum builds for 'good cause' eviction bill, NYers support a wealth tax, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | January 27, 2020 - 11:00AM 

A poll found 47 percent of respondents "strongly" approve adopting a "good cause" eviction bill, which is supported by a majority of Democratic state senators and assembly members (The Real Deal)

Lantern House, a new 181-unit condominium project by Thomas Heatherwick, creator of the Vessel at Hudson Yards, has enormous, curved windows (The New York Times)

Tenant advocacy groups are calling for a moratorium on wintertime evictions (New York Post)

Would you rent a San Francisco basement “sleeping pod” for $1,000 a month? (The Real Deal via Fast Company)

A majority of New Yorkers support an ultra-millionaires tax, wealth tax, and a tax on second homes according to a poll (Daily News)

There's a new affordable housing lottery for 20 apartments in a six-story building at 594-600 Bushwick Ave. in Bushwick (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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