Staying put in second homes, broker anti-bias bill advances, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
July 27, 2020 - 10:30AM

New Yorkers lucky enough to own second homes are converting them into primary homes to wait out the pandemic (The New York Times) 

A graphic depiction of mobile-phone location data shows how dramatically travel between neighborhoods changed in NYC (Bloomberg)

A new bill that just passed the State Legislature would revoke the license of any real estate broker who violates Human Rights law (press release)

Betances Residence, an affordable senior housing project in the South Bronx that uses passive house construction, is nearing completion (press release)

Why NYC’s organic waste collection system needs a redesign (City Limits)

Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is permanently closing its location at Hudson Yards (Bloomberg)


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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