Crown Heights eviction fight, StreetEasy's dominance, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
February 18, 2022 - 10:30AM

Black vs. Jewish tensions erupt anew in a Crown Heights eviction clash. Tenants say they are victims of deed fraud (The Real Deal)

A five-building co-op in Westchester discovers an unauthorized installation of an Amazon keyless entry device for the company's delivery workers (Habitat Magazine via Channel 12)

A trade organization wants changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lending guidelines to be suspended by at least a year (press release)

The Real Estate Board of New York’s annual gala drops the formalities: No more black tie and assigned seating (New York Post)

Major flaws in the CityFHEPS housing voucher program are keeping people stuck in shelters longer than necessary (Gothamist)

A look at how StreetEasy has become the dominant search platform for New Yorkers (The Guardian)


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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