What boards can do to limit exposure, open house workarounds, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 13, 2020 - 11:00AM

Can NYC co-op and condo buildings require exposed or symptomatic residents to stay in their apartments? Some do's and don'ts for these times (Habitat Magazine)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned gatherings of more than 500 people to counteract the spread of Covid-19. Schools, hospitals, nursing homes, and mass transit are exempt (New York Post)

Brokers using virtual tours, FaceTime, and individual showings instead of traditional open houses in an attempt to limit contact (Curbed)

Here are ways New Yorkers are looking out for their elderly neighbors and helping them avoid Covid-19 infections (Curbed)

A steep drop in customers at some NYC restaurants is forcing them to temporarily close (Gothamist)

Ocean Drive, a 21-luxury rental project overlooking the Coney Island boardwalk, has a 50-foot pool and massive sundeck. Rents start at $1,900 for a studio (Brooklyn Paper)


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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