Testing agents for bias, spotting rental scams, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 1, 2021 - 10:30AM


Undercover investigators will pose as buyers and renters to test New York real estate agents for housing discrimination (The Real Deal via Newsday)

How to tell if an apartment deal is too good to be true in a market that's scrambling for renters (The New York Times)

An actor and comedian is making video tours of New York City's neighborhoods. Here's his take on Greenpoint (Greenpointers)

The Legal Aid Society called on Albany to pass State Senate Bill S2742 to establish an emergency rental assistance program (press release)

Target will add a new store in Brooklyn at a Flatbush site formerly occupied by a Modell’s (Bklyner)

Why there are so few places for sale in most U.S. cities (The New York Times)


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

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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