Bracing for evictions, sales of NYC apartment buildings plunge, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
August 31, 2020 - 10:30AM

Unless Albany acts, New York’s moratorium on residential evictions won’t be extended beyond October 1st, which could lead to thousands of evictions (Curbed)

Elected officials want to defer a set of tax lien sales, through which unpaid property taxes or water bills are sold to a buyer who can then enforce judgements against a property (CityLimits)

Sales of apartment buildings dropped 51 percent in the first half of 2020 compared to last year, according the Real Estate Board of New York (press release)

An appeals court ruled that developers of four planned megatowers in the Two Bridges neighborhood of Manhattan do not have to go through a lengthy public review process (Gothamist)

The best ways to keep mosquitos out of your backyard (The New York Times)


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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