Gentrifiers told to leave NYC, Cuomo wants more funds for the census, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
January 21, 2020 - 11:00AM

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is walking back some of his controversial remarks that gentrifiers should get out of NYC (Washington Post)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking for an additional $10 million in state funding to help drive up participation in the 2020 census (News 10)

More than 400 homeless New Yorkers died between July 2018 and June 2019, a 39 percent increase over the previous year (Gothamist)

Senator Schumer, speaking at REBNY's 124th annual banquet, says his goal is to become the majority leader and "restore the full deduction of state and local taxes" (press releases)

Cobble Hill recorded a 117 percent increase in sales prices from 2010 to 2020, making it the NYC neighborhood with the steepest price jumps, according to PropertyClub (press release)

An affordable housing lottery has opened for 91 one- and two-bedroom apartments at 1277 East 14th St. in Midwood, with rents starting at $2,346 (Brownstoner)

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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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