Where to get the most space for the money in NYC, get ready for the plastic bag ban, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
January 31, 2020 - 11:00AM

The non-profit Childrens Community Services, which received nearly $600 million in contracts to operate some of the city's homeless shelters, is being accused of fraud (Gothamist)

The New York City neighborhoods where buyers can get the most space for about $700,000 (StreetEasyblog)

Better stock up on tote bags for shopping. The state’s plastic bag ban goes into effect March 1 and a paper bag shortage is likely (New York Post)

There’s a movement to replace a portion of the Cross Bronx Expressway with a park (Welcome2theBronx)

Here’s a 12-week checklist if you’re selling your house this spring (Considerable)

new study looked at how six feet of rising seas could displace U.S. residents by 2100 and mapped where they might go (Business Insider)


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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