NYC picks up the slack on HUD policy, Manhattan's healthiest neighborhood, & more

By Emily Myers | January 9, 2020 - 11:00AM 

With the Trump administration reversing fair housing policies against discrimination and segregation, New York City is doubling down with a blueprint for addressing the challenges (CityLab) 

Midtown Manhattan is your best bet if you're doing #Veganuary or just looking for a neighborhood with food-based food options and gyms—it's also the most expensive (Rent Hop)

After a year of L train woes, and thanks to the averted L-pocolypse, Williamsburg rentals are hotter than ever (StreetEasy)

Some subway riders are being double-charged thanks to greedy tap-and-pay OMNY scanners (Gothamist)

The Lower East Side Ecology Center is fighting to save its compost program (Bowery Boogie)


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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