No mask, no service, immigrants struggle to pay rent, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 29, 2020 - 10:30AM

Immigrants who live in some of NYC’s neighborhoods hit the hardest by coronavirus are struggling to pay rent (Curbed)

Governor Andrew Cuomo says business owners will be able to deny services to customers not wearing masks (amNewYork)

Table for two in the parking lot? The city council introduced a bill to maximize outdoor seating so restaurants can reopen (Gothamist)

Mortgage rates fell again to a new record low since March (Business Insider)

A new City Council bill would expand a law that caps carbon emissions to rent-regulated apartment buildings (The Real Deal)

While horrified by the pandemic, introverts are enjoying staying home and avoiding others (The New York Times)


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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