Widespread discrimination by Long Island brokers, Green New Deal for public housing, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 18, 2019 - 11:00AM

A three-year undercover investigation turned up widespread discrimination against minority buyers on Long Island (Newsday)

NY Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders introduced the Green New Deal for Public Housing, a plan to retrofit the U.S.’s public housing (CityLab)

A new audio tour of Essex Market provides history of the neighborhood and a brief history of the old market (The Lo-Down)

Middle schools in District 15 in Brooklyn are more diverse, thanks to a new lottery-based admission system, according to fresh enrollment data (Chalkbeat)

Park Slope residents say a developer mislead them about an obnoxious rooftop structure (Brooklyn Paper)

The site of the former Peninsula Hospital in Edgemere will get a 2,050-unit, rent-controlled housing development (Crain’s)


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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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