Shipping containers as a housing solution, LIRR commuter fury, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
March 9, 2021 - 10:30AM


A look at how outdated property tax systems disproportionately assess minority neighborhoods in cities like New York (Bloomberg)

Long Island commuters are furious at MTA service cuts and crowded trains (Gothamist)

A New Jersey shelter program is using shipping containers to house homeless and at-risk residents (abc7)

Revised plans for a major development at South Street Seaport have shrunk the scope of the project after complaints it was too tall (The Real Deal)

Construction at Marsha P. Johnson State Park has been temporarily stopped after the activist's family complained they were excluded from the process (Brooklyn Eagle)

NYCHA has taken the next step towards major structural changes to reform the management of the city's public housing (press release)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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