$50 billion for U.S. housing relief, vaccinations for building staff, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 15, 2021 - 10:30AM

A lawsuit filed today in federal court in Manhattan accuses 88 brokerages and landlords in New York City of discriminating against renters with housing vouchers (The New York Times)

There is close to $50 billion in housing assistance in the $1.9 trillion stimulus package that President Joe Biden signed into law (CNN)

Condo and co-op boards are considering a vaccination requirement for building staff (The Real Deal)

How a design editor revamped the boring bathroom in her Manhattan rental—check out the before-and-after photos (Elle Decor)

New Yorkers are returning to the subways. Ridership hit a peak on Thursday (Gothamist)

Implementing the concept of the hyper-local, "15-minute city" could exacerbate deep-rooted urban inequities (Bloomberg) 


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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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