Fears for MTA and airport security as the shutdown continues, last remnants of Tappan Zee Bridge to go, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
January 8, 2019 - 11:00AM

Fears the MTA and New York City airport security could be affected as the government shutdown drags on (New York Daily News)

Tenants say Jared Kushner and other predatory landlords are choking them with lead dust as East Village-area apartments are gut-renovated (Gothamist)

There’ll be road closures next weekend as explosives are used to bring down the final remnants of the Tappan Zee Bridge (Crain’s New York)

Lynne Patton, Trump’s pick to head up HUD in NYC, can’t start her job because of the government shutdown (New York Post)

There are plenty of countries where your real estate dollars can buy you a second passport (The Real Deal)

Most agree the billboard boats floating off Manhattan are ugly—they're also probably illegal (Gothamist)


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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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