A $27,000 Brooklyn rental, what NYC expats miss, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
August 9, 2021 - 10:30AM

Someone signed a lease for $27,000 a month for a four-bedroom penthouse at One Boerum Place, which is still under construction (Brooklyn Paper via Crain’s)

New York State’s $2.4 billion rent relief distribution program appears to still be a mess (New York Post)

What New Yorkers who have left the city miss the most (The New York Times)

Two New York lawmakers want to extend the state’s eviction moratorium through Oct. 31st (New York Daily News)

Make a splash: A handful of apps let you rent a privately owned swimming pool for an hour or more (The New York Times)

A rezoning plan would make Gowanus more diverse and less segregated, according to a racial impact study (The City)


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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