Rent relief fund runs dry, Midtown feels like a 'ghost town,' & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 15, 2021 - 10:30AM

New York State stops accepting applications for pandemic rent relief for struggling tenants after the program runs out of money (The New York Times)

Opinion: New York City is mostly back to normal but Midtown still feels like a "ghost town" (Daily News)

Prices for houses around the U.S. surge and some New Yorkers submit bids sight unseen (The New York Times)

Manhattan’s net effective median rent—which reflects concessions—increases a whopping 20 percent since January (New York Post)

What the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill in Washington could do to address the division created by NYC’s urban highways (amny)

Jenna Lyons, the former creative force behind J.Crew, introduces a new line of furniture with Brooklyn brand Roll & Hill (Architectural Digest)


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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