A plea to cash-strapped renters, high-speed rail plans, & more

By Emily Myers | February 18, 2021 - 10:30AM 


New Yorkers behind on rent because of the pandemic are urged to submit a hardship declaration form to avoid eviction or court proceedings (press release)

Governor Andrew Cuomo faces a revolt from legislators over his handling of Covid nursing home deaths (The New York Times)

A $105 billion Boston-to-New York City high-speed rail project could get on track under the Biden administration (Bloomberg)

Parents and educators brace for an exodus of staffers from the Department of Education (Bklyner)

Coney Island amusement parks get approval to reopen after the pandemic shutdown (Gothamist)

The dining room is now the most coveted room in a NYC apartment (New York 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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