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How to give away furniture you don't want, what landlords need to provide, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 9, 2018 - 3:00PM

This week, readers were curious about how to donate furniture, as opposed to throwing it away. It's not such an easy thing to do in the city, especially if the furniture is large and you don't have a car. Not to fear, Brick rounded up options for you. Readers were also interested in what landlords are supposed to provide for you as a renter—did you know they are required to repaint or recover the walls every three years?

Here, in full, are the top five most popular stories of the last week:

1) Clearing out your house? Here's where you can donate stuff so it doesn't end up in a landfill

2) 10 things NYC landlords are required to provide, and 10 they’re not that might surprise you

3) Shrinking apartments and other changes you may see in new NYC condo buildings

4) Ask Sam: Can I be evicted for smoking pot? (sponsored)

5) What's the best approach to selling in a buyers' market?


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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