Rethinking living in NYC, luxury high-rise 'nightmare,' & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 4, 2020 - 10:30AM


A lawsuit alleges short-term rentals managed by Sonder caused “nightmarish living conditions” at a luxury high-rise in the Financial District (The Real Deal)

The pandemic is making people rethink living in NYC and other big cities (CNN)

Cuomo says he’ll decide at the end of May whether summer schools and camps can remain open (Gothamist)

The New York Public library released an album featuring sounds of the city that you may missing during the shutdown (Gothamist)

Quarantining together is forcing some couples on the brink of divorce to change their minds (New York Post)

Over 1,000 New York City landlords support a strike of their own (The Real Deal)


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

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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