Anticipating Cuomo's help for renters, a windowless bedroom is a drag now, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
April 17, 2020 - 9:30AM

State Senator Michael Gianaris says he believes the governor will step in to protect renters with an executive order (City Limits)

When your safe haven is an unfinished renovation project (The New York Times)

“Saturday Night Live’s” Michael Che will pay one month’s rent for all 160 apartments in his late grandmother’s NYCHA building (New York magazine)

A cheap, windowless bedroom in a Bushwick loft seemed like a fantastic deal. Then the shutdown hit (Curbed)

Operating expenses have gone up for NYC’s stabilized apartments and landlords are calling on the Rent Guidelines Board to increase rents (Curbed)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo extends the state’s stay-at-home order until May 15th—at least (CNN)


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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