Putting tax credit cheaters in a timeout, bracing for an economic blow to the region, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
February 28, 2019 - 11:00AM

Gov. Cuomo says homeowners who cheat on their STAR tax credit application should be barred from reapplying for six years (Crain’s)

A new report says the federal government’s failure to fund a new Hudson River tunnel will create an “economic calamity” (StreetsBlogNYC) 

State senator Julia Salazar changed her mind about the Loft Law “Clean up” bill, which would protect tenants of illegal lofts (Gothamist)

A pair of twisting towers called “The XI” by architect Bjarke Ingels are rising near the High Line (newyorkyimby)

Representatives of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden are pushing back against plans for a Franklin Avenue mega development (Brooklyn Paper)

For the first time, nearby Nassau County is using a computer modeling system to reassess property values (Newsday)


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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