Bronx residents face eviction due to shutdown, a $21 million lawsuit against illegal Airbnb rentals, & more

By Emily Myers | January 15, 2019 - 11:00AM 


Thousands of Bronx residents are facing possible eviction as the government shutdown means expired HUD Project-Based Rental Assistance contracts aren't being renewed (Welcome2TheBronx)

The city has filed a $21 million lawsuit against a brokerage firm for illegal Airbnb rentals (Curbed NY)

President Trump sold an estimated $35 million of real estate last year with more than half of it coming from the sale of a federally subsidized housing complex in Brooklyn (Forbes)

A Brooklyn Church has broken ground on an affordable senior housing project slated for completion by 2021 (Bklyner)

Amazon is close to signing a lease for a large store at the much-in-the-news Chrysler Building (New York Post)

Another celebrity couple is quitting Park Slope—Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Saarsgard have listed their Sterling Place townhouse for $4,599,000 (Bklyner)


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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