NYC’s worst bed-bug buildings, selling fake condos, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | November 4, 2022 - 11:00AM

New York City Buildings Commissioner Eric Ulrich resigned in connection with an illegal gambling investigation (amNewYork)

A Crown Heights landlord is accused of horrendous harassment of a rent-stabilized tenant to get them to leave (Brownstoner)

Here’s a list of NYC’s worst bed-bug infested buildings, according to rental listing site Rent Betta (New York Post)

Attorney General Letitia James files a lawsuit against a Brooklyn developer accused of stealing over $5 million by selling fake condos (The Real Deal)

Over 600 converted NYC apartments came to market in the past two years, created from former hotels or medical spaces, according to data from RentCafe (press release)

The days of record-low mortgage rates are over, but juiced-up home prices have not fallen and sales are stalling (The New York Times)


Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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