Pandemic relief for owners, eviction ban extended, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 25, 2021 - 10:30AM

In Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, asking rents rose about $50 to $60 from April to May, the first time all three boroughs saw an increase since before the pandemic, according to new data from StreetEasy (press release)

The Biden administration extends the nationwide ban on evictions for a final month for tenants unable to pay rent because of the pandemic (AP)

New York State will use $540 million of federal pandemic relief funds to help homeowners at risk of foreclosure (The City)

You can now design a house online and put it in your shopping cart to buy (CNBC)

Baby Boomers are the fastest-growing group of renters in the U.S., according to Rhino (press release)

BFC partners launched the first phase of an affordable housing lottery for the Bedford Union Armory at 1089 President St. in Brooklyn (Housing Connect)



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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