Rethinking beach season, eviction ban confusion, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 15, 2020 - 10:30AM

The coronavirus is devastating cities like New York because of housing, health care, and labor issues, not because of their density (The New York Times)

State lawmakers want a social distancing plan so New York's beaches can open safely for the summer (New York Daily News)

Governor’s Andrew Cuomo May 7th executive order extending the state’s ban on evictions is causing confusion (The Real Deal)

New Yorkers will likely avoid mass transit and drive more in the future, clogging the city’s streets (StreetsBlog)

No pedestrians have died in traffic-related incidents in the city nearly two months (CNN)

Why one Brooklyn mom is not giving up on living in the city (Bklyner)


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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