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Response to Section 8 investigation, updating a childhood bedroom, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | March 19, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Housing Rights Initiative’s Section 8 investigation, which caught agents rejecting tenants who use vouchers, is a "wake-up call" for the real estate industry (The Real Deal)

Across the U.S., demand for second homes has far surpassed demand for primary homes, according to data from Redfin (The New York Times)

Young adults who have moved back home with their parents in the pandemic are transforming their childhood bedrooms (Dwell)

In response to the 2019 changes to New York’s rent laws, landlords are keeping cheap units off the market (The Real Deal)

The Soho loft where MTV filmed its first “The Real World: New York,” and is filming its reunion, is in contract for the low price of $4 million (New York Post)

Say ahh! Gotham and Mack-Cali renters can get their teeth cleaned without leaving the building, thanks to a Henry, a mobile dentist practice (press release)

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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