Alternate-side parking reprieve, cracking down on illegal fireworks, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 24, 2020 - 10:30AM

Rents have fallen for apartments around 159 New York City subway stops, 10 percent more stops than in 2019, as per RentHop’s latest subway rent map (press release)

The MTA is freezing billions of dollars in upgrades for the transit system, which include modernized signals, new subway cars and elevators at dozens of stations (The City)

Mayor Bill de Blasio is forming a task force to crack down on illegal fireworks sales (press release)

Tenant activists called on Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to offer relief to renters (Brooklyn Paper)

New Yorkers will only have to move their cars once a week when alternate side parking is in effect (Gothamist)

According to a national study by The Cost Guys, in New York State, 67 percent more mortgage applications from Black applicants are denied compared to white applicants (press release)


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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