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A look at how outdated property tax systems disproportionately assess minority neighborhoods in cities like New York (Bloomberg)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