Book an Airbnb at the Met, the feds take an interest in NYCHA, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
April 2, 2018 - 11:00AM

Cryptocurrencies have been used to buy several high-end houses across the country (Robb Report)

Can residents who post messages on a co-op's message board expect a reasonable amount of free speech? (New York Times)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is partnering with Airbnb to rent out period rooms for a night in order to meet a budget deficit (Hyperalleric)

If you have to ask: Prices of NYC luxury apartments are now frequently “available upon request” (The Real Deal)

NYCHA has had its access to funds restricted and officials now need federal approval for spending on anything (The Real Deal)

Owners of a Vermont country store (with a two-bedroom apartment) are looking for a buyer who will keep the place going, even in winter (New York Times)


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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