A NYCHA partner owes city $150M, solving the city's playground problems, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
April 30, 2019 - 11:00AM

The part-privatization of NYCHA buildings has a potential red flag: One of the partner landlords owes $150 million in unpaid property taxes (WNYC)

There are calls to increase the number of playgrounds for the city’s kids, especially in the outer boroughs (Curbed NY)

A developer in DUMBO sets his sights on providing smaller apartments priced below the neighborhood average (New York Times)

In a victory for shoppers opposed to cashless stores, Sweetgreen says it will reverse its cash-free policy (Tribeca Citizen)

Construction has resumed on a residential skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn after work was suspended two months ago due to safety concerns (NY Yimby)

A Canadian developer offers a year's supply of avo toast to condo buyers (Business Insider)

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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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