Doubling down on vacancy decontrol, fleeing to the forest, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
December 19, 2018 - 11:00AM

Governor Cuomo promised to end vacancy decontrol again. With a Democratic Senate, it just might happen (The Real Deal via Crain’s)

When being priced out of the city means heading to the woods (The New York Times)

Landlords write in an op-ed: Not all of us are ‘greedy slumlords’ (Daily News) 

Watch out for sick raccoons venturing out of Prospect Park (Brooklyn Paper)

It’s a holiday miracle: You can get inside gated Gramercy Park on Christmas eve, but only for an hour (Curbed)

How to fix up a wood frame house (Brownstoner) 


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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