Impact of rent reforms on the Bronx, the role of housing in the 2020 election, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 19, 2019 - 11:00AM

The Bronx has the highest percentage of rent-regulated apartments. Tenants and landlords there have stark opinions on how rent reforms will play out (The New York Times)

A new study on housing in Chicago says real estate finance in the U.S. has enriched whites at the expense of blacks for generations (Bloomberg)

Housing is expected to play a major role in the 2020 election (CityLab)

The Landmarks Preservation Commission designated four historic districts with 514 buildings in Sunset Park (Brownstoner)

Area residents are fed up with a mountain of trash—and the rats it attracts—outside a Long Island City building (The City)

Looking for remnants of the Dutch colonial era in Hudson Valley (The New York Times)


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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