$1 billion in rent aid stalled, who the Q line displaces, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 29, 2021 - 10:30AM

Nearly $1 billion of pandemic rent relief still hasn't made it into the hands of tenants six months after the program started. One cause: incomplete paperwork (AP)

An investigation finds more than 5,000 “lead free” NYCHA apartments do in fact contain lead paint (The City)

New Yorkers living in the path of the Q line’s 1.5-mile extension fear displacement (The City)

A look at the luxury assisted-living homes that have opened in New York City (The New York Times)

Raising awareness: Low-income renters are eligible for free legal assistance in housing court (City Limits)

NYC wouldn’t be NYC without elevators (Gothamist)


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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