Staten Islanders seek post-Sandy property tax relief, landlords cringe when they see this, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
October 28, 2019 - 11:00AM

Many houses rebuilt on Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy jumped in value, causing much higher property tax bills. Not every homeowner is getting the relief the city promised (NY1)

What landlords hate to see inside your (their) apartment (Apartment Therapy)

The Port Authority approved a $2 billion plan for an AirTrain to LaGuardia (Curbed)

The four-story Sutton Place townhouse of the late architect I.M. Pei is on the market for $8 million (StreetEasy Blog)

Tracing the colorful past of the carriage houses on Waverly Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn (The New York Times)

Billionaire hedge funder Steve Cohen slashed the price on his Midtown penthouse again—it’s now asking $34 million. He first listed in 2013 for $115 million (Curbed)


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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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