Paying for Ida's damage, timely rent payments, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | September 13, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Why homeowner’s insurance policies are not likely to cover much of the damage from Hurricane Ida (The New York Times)

A judge rules in favor of an agent facing charges as a result of a 2019 bombshell report about housing discrimination on Long Island (Newsday)

Fannie Mae plans to consider on-time rent payments when evaluating mortgage applications (The New York Times)

NYC public schools reopened for the first time for all students since March 2020 (abc7)

An investigation finds that houses sold by the Department of Housing and Urban Development are disproportionately located in flood-prone places (NPR)

Senator Chuck Schumer wants Congress to spend $33 million to upgrade NY's weather forecasting systems (New York Post)

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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