Sunnyside Yard could get 12,000 affordable units, Stuy Town tenants face rent hikes, & more

By Emily Myers | March 5, 2020 - 11:00AM 

Part of South Street Seaport's redevelopment plans include a 990-foot tower that could bring hundreds of new apartments to the neighborhood’s historic district (Curbed)

Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village tenants are suing their management company to stop rent hikes for 6,000 apartments (The Real Deal) 

The city has released a plan to build 12,000 affordable apartments by decking over Sunnyside Yard (Gothamist) 

New developments in the West 90s are making the area more expensive, but many longtime residents say it's still family friendly (The New York Times) 

Mayor de Blasio has confirmed that there are two more Coronavirus cases in New York City (Gothamist) 

The city has hit slumlords in Manhattan and the Bronx with nearly $400,000 in fines for 650 violations (Daily News) 



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.

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