Converting empty offices to housing, fears of a housing bubble, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | August 2, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Could the housing boom could end up a bubble and threaten financial stability? (The New York Times)

Converting older, empty offices instead of building new housing from scratch has environmental benefits (Fast Company)

Brokers describe what it’s like to be working in the Hudson Valley, where demand for houses is "crazy" (Curbed)

The questions to ask before you start a kitchen renovation (Architectural Digest)

With the Delta variant causing a greater threat, many companies are revising their back-to-work plans (The New York Times)

Jersey City will provide up to $10,000 in pandemic rental assistance per household to low-income families in small-unit buildings (The Real Deal)

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

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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