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40,000 eviction proceedings, fines for hiding energy ratings, & more

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

Our houses are sick of us being home all the time and are falling apart in rebellion (The New York Times)

A housing think tank found 40,000 eviction proceedings were initiated in New York since March 2020, with the majority in the Bronx (Gothamist)

New York City buildings that fail to post their Energy Efficiency Rating will begin receiving Department of Buildings violations of $1,250 (press release)

Residents in what was the epicenter of the pandemic, the Queens neighborhood of Corona, are still struggling (The City)

The City Council approved making the Open Streets program permanent (amNewYork)

Landlords will soon be able to retroactively tap financing to cover work already done on energy-saving upgrades (The Real Deal)

Jennifer White Karp

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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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