Eviction ban extended, the perks of pandemic renovations, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
August 7, 2020 - 10:30AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo extended New York’s eviction ban until September 4th, just hours before the moratorium was set to expire (The Real Deal)

Why rising inventory and job losses could lead rents to fall much farther over the next year (StreetEasy Blog)

A slowdown for commercial renovation projects means high-end architects are suddenly available to take on residential work (Brooklyn Based)

Streets known for their luxury stores look more like ghost towns these days (CNBC)

Wealthy New Yorkers are behaving as if social distancing rules don't apply to them (The New York Times)

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city has financed over 30,000 affordable homes (amNewYork)


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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