Creating housing for the homeless, Amazon HQ2 city can expect spike in home prices, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 1, 2018 - 11:00AM

New proposed city council legislation would require rental projects that receive taxpayer subsidies to set aside 15 percent of apartments for people living in a city shelter (The New York Times)

The city released a list of buildings where tenants might be at risk of harassment by landlords (The Real Deal)

Co-living companies are growing aggressively with massive new projects (Curbed via The Wall Street Journal)

Be careful what you wish for: Housing prices are expected to spike where Amazon locates its second headquarters, thanks to an expected influx of 50,000 employees making on average $100,000 a year (CityLab)

A deep dive into the history of Columbus Circle, designed as a traffic circle serving horses and carts in 1857 (StreetEasy)

Would you buy a coffee table made out of Legos for $9,000? (Apartment Therapy)


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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