Tax hike for millionaires, closing in on rent relief, & more

By Emily Myers | April 6, 2021 - 10:30AM 


New York State is set to raise taxes for those who earn over $1 million a year (The New York Times)

New York lawmakers are finalizing a program to distribute billions of dollars in emergency federal rent assistance to tenants and landlords impacted by the pandemic (Gothamist)

The MTA is partnering with private developers to improve accessibility and install more subway station elevators (Brooklyn Eagle)

A developer is seeking permission for a mixed-use building with 144 affordable apartments at a Bed-Stuy nursing home site (Brownstoner)

Sleeping behind the Bronx Zoo: Why some New Yorkers choose streets over shelters (The City)

Coney Island amusement parks reopen this week after being closed for 18 months as a result of the pandemic (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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