Apartment vacancy survey on hold, reimagining NYC streets, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 12, 2021 - 9:30AM

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Governor Kathy Hochul signs legislation to delay until July an apartment vacancy survey that could lead to a decision on keeping or killing rent stabilization (The Real Deal)

Imagining what a comprehensive street-level revitalization could do for a congested New York City intersection (Curbed)

Carlo Scissura, president of the New York Building Congress, wants the city to tear down the BQE. He called it a “disgusting eyesore” (Brooklyn Paper)

Applications are being accepted for an affordable housing lottery for a development above the new Sunset Park library (Patch)

What it’s like living in Manhasset on Long Island, where New Yorkers have been flocking since the start of the pandemic to compete for million-dollar-plus homes (The New York Times)

Making a case for the real Billionaire’s Row in the West Village (New York Post)


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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