Wayfair under fire for supplying migrant camps, landlords to sue over new rent laws, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 26, 2019 - 11:00AM

Furniture customers are furious that Wayfair has a deal to supply migrant detention camps on the southern border (Business Insider)

Landlords are planning to sue over NYC’s new tenant protection laws that make it harder for them to raise rents (New York Post)

The Rent Guidelines Board approved a 1.5 percent increase for one-year leases and 2.5 percent hike for two-year leases for both rent-stabilized apartments and lofts (The Real Deal)

In live tv segment, a Brick Underground writer explains how to find a no-fee apartment (CBS)

A group of Park Slope residents have created a petition in support of two new family homeless shelters in the neighborhood, countering earlier opposition (Gothamist)

Where to find a free, outdoor public pool near you to cool off in (Curbed)


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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