Some Billionaires' Row towers lack approvals, how eviction bans save lives, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
October 1, 2021 - 9:30AM

A new report from commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield says widespread office reopenings will finally start in the first quarter of 2022 (The Real Deal)

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who rent in co-op buildings are shut out of New York’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (New York Focus)

New towers on Billionaires’ Row have a range of incomplete safety-related requirements (The New York Times)

Studies find that eviction bans lower the pandemic death rate (The New York Times)

Competitors say the fees that iBuyers like Opendoor and Zillow charge are too high and hurt the sales market (Vice)

Buyers and renters can use new disaster-preparedness checklists when evaluating a new place (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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