Moving in with grandparents, rent increases for stabilized units, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | October 2, 2022 - 8:41PM


Google Maps introduces an update that allows users to get a vibe check before visiting a new area—a potential tool for apartment hunters (New York Post)

More young adults are moving in with their grandparents, gaining affordable housing and tolerant landlords (The New York Times)

The highest rent increases in nearly a decade for stabilized apartments go into effect starting this week (Curbed)

Can a board really reject my request to transfer my co-op to an irrevocable trust for my adult son who has special needs? (The New York Times)

The cost of borrowing has nearly tripled in 12 months. Will anyone buy again? (Slate)

Morningside Heights residents want Columbia University, one of the largest landlords in the city, to provide affordable housing to non-students as well (Gothamist)

Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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