The mayoral candidates on housing, a Montauk co-op for $500,000, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 14, 2021 - 10:30AM

The Democratic mayoral candidates explain how they would fix New York City's affordable housing crisis (The New York Times)

A new waterfront listing in Montauk is a steal at $499,000—but it’s only 260 square feet inside (The Real Deal via Behind the Hedges)

Airbnb and Vrbo work together to crack down on properties that frequently host raucous parties (New York Post)

An affordable housing lottery launches for 175 units at 50 Penn at 2628 Fulton St. in East New York. Rent starts at $354 for a studio (newyorkyimby)

How to get your neighbor to mow their overgrown lawn (The New York Times)

Does having your pet in your listing help sell your house? (Yahoo!)


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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