How newcomers find rentals in NYC, the disappearance of affordable apartments, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 4, 2018 - 11:00AM

Falling sales are blamed on the slow disappearance of affordable two bedrooms in New York City (Curbed via StreetEasy)

Tales of how newcomers found their first NYC apartment (The New York Times)

Vermont will pay people to move there and work remotely for an out-of-state employer (Quartz)

New York City ranks the fourth-highest for residential segregation, according to a survey (The Real Deal via Apartment List)

House flipping is increasing in NYC, raising concerns that affordable homes are being taken off the market (Gothamist)

Are you planning on moving soon? Here’s a look at the best tape for packing up your valuables (Apartment Therapy)


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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