Landlord wants Supreme Court to consider rent regulation, Cuomo's response to LI agents' bias, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 25, 2019 - 11:00AM

Governor Cuomo tapped several state agencies to look into a massive investigation of racial discrimination by agents on Long Island, and create a new awareness campaign and complaint hotline (press release)

A downtown Manhattan landlord wants the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether the act of rent regulation is unconstitutional (The City)

A rare vacant lot in Brooklyn Heights’ Historic District may get new construction (Brooklyn Eagle)

How do people end up with no other option but to live on the street—or subways? Here's one homeless person's story (The City)

A supposedly real New Yorker admits to actually liking Times Square (Gothamist)

A new report looks at why minority neighborhoods pay more of their income for energy bills (CityLab)


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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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