Following the Trump money trail, artists and musicians can't get any relief, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
October 5, 2018 - 11:00AM

Here comes the taxman: The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is investigating the Trump family for possible tax evasion involving their massive real estate fortune (The Real Deal)

The investigation was prompted by a bombshell published report, which also exposed how the Trump family raised rents in rent-stabilized buildings, often based on falsified information (Curbed)

The city has had trouble meeting its goals for affordable housing for artists and musicians (Crain’s)

Want a kitchen island to do prep work but have a tiny space? Here are some alternatives so you can get your chop on (Apartment Therapy)

Two families who lived across the hall from each other in a Williamsburg apartment building moved into a house together in Queens (The New York Times)

Massive, multi-level basements are all the rage for London's elite owners, with swimming pools, gyms, and staff rooms—but local government is fighting back (Slate)


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

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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