NYC vs. Miami, housing options for seniors, & more

Headshot of Emily Myers
By Emily Myers  |
February 8, 2022 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground 

Some New York lawmakers want to tap a new $2 billion state discretionary fund to replenish the Emergency Rental Assistance Fund (NY1)

NYC is no longer the most unaffordable city for buyers as Miami edges into that illustrious spot (press release)

Seniors have far more housing options in NYC that cater to their needs (Curbed)

A new documentary, "Owned: A Tale of Two Americas," looks at decades of discrimination in U.S. housing policy (PBS)

A former NYC homeless shelter boss faces prison time and will pay $1.2 million after a bribery plea (The New York Times)

A pilot program to increase public transit use includes discounts for LIRR riders and a weekly OMNY price cap of $33 (Brooklyn Eagle)



Headshot of Emily Myers

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.