An increase for rental vouchers, UWS townhouse asks $27.5 million, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
August 3, 2021 - 10:30AM

Your August beach vacation on the Jersey Shore or East End of Long Island is going to be pricier this year (Bloomberg)

Mayor Bill de Blasio agrees to raise the value of city rental vouchers by Sept. 1st (City Limits)

After nearly five years of construction, the most expensive Upper West Side townhouse lists for a whopping $27.5 million. (New York Post)

More than 57 percent of renters and homeowners have questions or are unsure about the structural integrity of their building, according to a new study by PropertyNest (press release)

The city agrees to briefly suspend moving homeless people from Midtown hotels to regular shelters (New York Post)

An affordable housing lottery launches for 13 units at 26 Quincy St. in Clinton Hill. Monthly rents start at $2,431 (Brownstoner)


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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