Pieds-à-terre for NYC part-timers, clock ticks on state's eviction ban, & more

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

Some New Yorkers who left during the pandemic are buying pieds-à-terre to regain a foothold in the city (The New York Times)

Governor Kathy Hochul pulls the Legislature out of recess to address evictions. The state's ban on evictions ends tomorrow (The Real Deal)

A homeowner prevails in a court battle against a con artist who tricked him into signing over the deed to his Bed Stuy house (Brownstoner)

Over 5,000 NYCHA tenants have applied for rental assistance through New York’s Covid relief fund, a fraction of NYCHA households that missed payments (City Limits)

What to do when the tenant across the hall installs a Ring camera that’s aimed at your front door (The New York Times)

The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway loses a lane in both directions today as repair work commences on the triple-cantilevered section (Gothamist)


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

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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