Tenants sue over pests, get paid to move out of NYC, & more

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

Tenants dealing with mice and roaches at a Lower East Side rental building are suing their landlord for the third time in four years (Bowery Boogie)

The shift to remote work is prompting dozens of cities to offer thousands in cash incentives, home buying allowances, and tax credits to entice people to move there (CNBC)

New York City's low(ish) rents and free months won't last much longer (Curbed)

Development continues along the Williamsburg waterfront with two new projects moving forward on Kent Avenue (Brownstoner)

A new condo building in Hell's Kitchen has an 8,000-square-foot, park-like terrace (press release)

The MTA won't disclose how much taxpayer money is being spent to fight disability discrimination lawsuits (Gothamist)

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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