2,800 immigrant families in NYC could be displaced, the impervious 6 percent broker commission, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 20, 2019 - 11:00AM

The Trump administration wants to evict families who live in public housing if any member is an undocumented immigrant (The New York Times)

Why the 6 percent broker commission has been so hard to disrupt, despite tech advances that make a broker's job so much easier (CNN)

Newly launched One°15, a marina in Brooklyn Bridge Park, is the first public marina to open in the city in more than 50 years (newyorkyimby)

It could get ugly in Albany for long-awaited rent reforms (New York Daily News)

New NYC developments aim to recreate suburban-style living with big layouts, lawns, and other amenities (The New York Times)

At least 420 properties are targeted for foreclosure in predominantly black and Hispanic neighborhoods (New York Daily News)



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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