Evictions plunge by 80 percent, pushing for rent relief, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
February 22, 2021 - 10:30AM


An obscure budget measure could undermine NYC’s ambitious Local Law 97, which requires buildings to slash their greenhouse gas emissions (New York Focus)

State Assembly members are pushing for $2.25 billion in rent relief to be included in the budget (The Real Deal)

Evictions decreased by more than 80 percent last year, according to the Department of Investigation (Gothamist)

An architect envisions how to convert an office tower to apartments (Curbed)

Packages were being stolen regularly at a building in the East Village until tenants fought back (The New York Times)

A new interactive map created by Reddit users defines the borders of 282 neighborhoods in the city (TimeOut)



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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