Wall Street bonuses jump, housing inspector suspended over slur, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 29, 2021 - 10:30AM

The average Wall Street bonus was up 10 percent last year, despite forecasts for a disastrous year (Crain’s)

An Upper East Side tenant received a letter with an Asian slur after a housing inspection visit. The inspector has been suspended (Gothamist)

If New York raises taxes on people making $2 million or more, it could spark an exodus of wealthy taxpayers, business groups argue (Patch) 

Companies are scaling back their presence in NYC and Manhattan may never be the same (The New York Times)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit dismissed a complaint that sought to hold a landlord liable for tenant-on-tenant racial harassment (press release)

Rising sea levels in the Northeast will increase the number of days per year of flooding events (CNN)


Jennifer White Karp

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