A landmark deal on rent reform, preventing more helicopter crashes, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 12, 2019 - 11:00AM

A landmark deal has been reached on tenant protections in New York (New York Times)

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson questions safety of soon-to-launch Uber Copter after Monday's fatal helicopter crash (New York Post) 

Residents near the South Street Seaport are concerned about toxic remains from a 1800-era thermometer factory, now a parking lot near a school (The New York Times)

Two private islands off the coast of New Rochelle in Westchester are for sale for $13 million (Bloomberg)

A mortgage banker on why a lender would decline to lend to a buyer in a NYC co-op (StreetEasy blog)

How NYC zoning laws are manipulated to build supertall skyscrapers (CityLab)


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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