NYC enters Phase 4, competition flares for suburban houses, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | July 20, 2020 - 10:30AM 


The exodus from the city is upending housing markets in Long Island, Fairfield County, Conn., Westchester County, and northern New Jersey (The New York Times)

New York City joins the rest of the state in entering Phase 4. You can go to the zoo now (press release)

Brooklyn tenants say they are being threatened by landlords despite eviction ban (BKReader)

The deadline to opt-in for remote-only learning at NYC public schools is a month away and parents feel stuck (New York Daily News)

A new report from the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development finds Covid-19 hit hardest in NYC neighborhoods with severe overcrowding and other housing issues (City Limits)

Rental car rates soar as pandemic-weary New Yorkers look to book getaways (The New York Times)

Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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