Population dip in Upper Manhattan, landlords bypass housing court, & more

Population dip in Upper Manhattan, landlords bypass housing court, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
October 4, 2021 - 10:30AM

Austin Havens-Bowen for Brick Underground/Flickr

Analysis of the 2020 Census reveals over 17,000 Hispanic residents left Washington Heights and Inwood, while more than 4,800 white residents moved in (City Limits via El Diario)

Eric Adams, likely to be New York City’s next mayor, introduces a plan for converting shuttered hotels into permanent housing (The New York Times)

An investigation finds executives at housing nonprofits collected large salaries and put relatives in high-paying jobs (The New York Times)

Landlords are bypassing the housing court backlog by turning to civil court for money judgments (The Real Deal)

How to weigh supply and demand when deciding to sell your place (Forbes)

Why a co-op can ask for detailed profile of your pet (The New York Times)  


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