Hochul's narrow win, when a co-op buyer lies, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 11, 2022 - 10:30AM

Governor Kathy Hochul’s small margin of victory may be an incentive to pass real estate measures that might prevent another close election in 2026 (The Real Deal)

Co-op boards can claim fraud when a buyer lies about their intentions to use the unit as a short-term rental (Habitat)

The rent guidelines board in Kingston, the first upstate city to adopt rent stabilization, votes to lower rents for 1,200 apartments by 15 percent (Curbed)

A frozen-in-time house in Marine Park, Brooklyn, which has only been owned by one family, is on the market for the first-time ever (New York Post)

Three towns on the East End of Long Island vote to approve a real estate transfer tax to fund affordable housing (The Real Deal)

After being suspended for almost 18 months, NYC Ferry service to Greenpoint returns Monday, November 14th (Greenpointers)


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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