Kicking out a freeloading adult son, uncovering landlords who cheat, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 24, 2018 - 11:00AM

A judge rules in favor of parents who want their 30-year-old jobless son to move out of their home (CNN)

A tenant advocacy group is suing New York State’s Division of Homes and Community Renewal to release the names of landlords who violate the J-51 property tax break program (WNYC)

Millennials may be the most broke generation: Economists say that the median net worth for people born in the 1980s lags behind other generations at the same age (Slate)

Inexpensive materials like temporary wallpaper, stickers and tape (plus some imagination) can elevate boring white rental kitchens (Apartment Therapy)

Grape vines, beehives, a treehouse and putting green can be found in some of the coolest New York City backyards (New York Post)

A discussion about what to do when heavy traffic shakes an older home, creating cracks in the walls (Brownstoner) 


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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