Developers want electoral votes certified, tenant activist for top planning spot, & more

By Emily Myers | January 5, 2021 - 10:30AM 

New York's business leaders and real estate developers called on Congress to certify the Electoral College vote without delay (press release)

Tenant activist Cea Weaver was offered the top spot at NYC’s City Planning Commission (The Real Deal)

The workplace shift: Some office space may become housing, and some housing may become work spaces (The New York Times) 

A group on the Lower East Side is suing the city for trying to move 70 homeless men into a nearby hotel (New York Post)

Tenants in a bankrupt Manhattan apartment building are demanding cash to fix rat infestations and bed bug issues (Bloomberg)

How to get the most out of your time in front of the TV—with a comfortable place to flop (The New York Times)



Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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