NYers scoop up luxury $10,000 per-month rentals, another homeless shelter for Staten Island, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 13, 2019 - 11:00AM

New leases on luxury: The number of NYC rentals for $10,000 a month and more jumped 16 percent in April, according to Douglas Elliman’s most recent market report (Bloomberg)

Plans for a second homeless shelter on Staten Island are moving ahead, despite local opposition (The Real Deal)

Advice from parents with young children on how to get around the city without a car (CityLab)

A look at the history of community gardens in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (

Three City Council members have withdrawn their support for a bill that would cap rental brokers' fees (The Real Deal)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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