A win for NYCHA tenants, new subway trains to tackle overcrowding, & more

By Emily Myers | January 23, 2020 - 11:00AM 

In a win for NYCHA tenants, a New York State appeals court greenlighted a class action lawsuit that allows residents left without heat or hot water when temperatures plummeted to fight for rent rebates (press release)

The MTA released pictures of new open gangway subway trains that will replace the current subway cars and help with overcrowding (Gothamist)

Fairway is facing an uncertain future with at least five NYC stores set to change hands (The New York Times)

A new study finds prewar, mid-sized multi-family buildings use more energy than larger buildings and could face fines if they don't meet new carbon targets (Habitat)

Battery Park City and the Financial District rank as the most livable neighborhoods in NYC according to the listings site, RentHop (press release)

The West Village townhouse belonging to Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick is unofficially on the market for a whopping $19 million (NY Post)

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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