Arrests at eviction protest, 19,000 apartments planned for NYC, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
August 20, 2021 - 10:30AM

Elected officials and housing advocates were arrested in Downtown Brooklyn during protests against a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that struck down part of the state’s eviction moratorium (Brooklyn Paper)

Construction rebound: New York City will add 19,000 new apartments by the end of the year, according to a report from RENTCafé (press release)

A 12-story residential building with 96 apartments is planned for the site of 261 Grand Concourse in the Bronx (welcome2thebronx)

Rental apps can search listings, manage your paperwork, and match you with a roommate (New York Post)

What it’s like to live in Belleville, NJ, where most single-family houses on the market fall in the $350,000 to $450,000 range (The New York Times)

Only 9.1 percent of rental listings had a drop in asking rent during July—the lowest percentage in a decade, as per StreetEasy’s findings (press release)


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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