Trump wants to defund NYC, protests seek relief for tenants, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
September 3, 2020 - 10:30AM

President Donald Trump instructed federal agencies to begin the process of defunding New York City and three other cities where there have been major protests against police brutality (New York Post)

Brooklyn protesters took part in a national effort to highlight the lack of relief for tenants (CityLimits)

Some NYC teachers are asking a state judge to keep schools fully remote for the upcoming semester (Gothamist)

U.S. mortgage applications fell for the third week in a row (HousingWire)

A pair of roommates who connected via Craigslist are now getting married (HuffPost)

Quite the discount: A notorious Downtown penthouse that sold for a record $50.9 million in 2014 just sold for $18 million (New York Post)


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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