New effort to cancel rent, what keeps New Yorkers here, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
July 13, 2020 - 10:30AM

A Manhattan Assembly member proposed a new bill that would cancel rent and some mortgage payments, and provide money to landlords (The Real Deal)

New Yorkers who had the opportunity to leave explain what motivated them to remain in the city during the pandemic (The New York Times)

The benefits of living in a first-floor apartment are heightened in the Covid era (StreetEasy Blog)

Developers hit a roadblock: 24 proposals in pre-review with city planners are frozen (The City)

Do the new out-of-state quarantine restrictions apply to New York City residents who are returning home? (The New York Times)

A new weekly farmers market opened at Domino Park in Williamsburg (Brooklyn Paper)



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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