Rent overcharge payout for tenants, abandoned mansion asks $22 million, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
May 3, 2022 - 10:30AM

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$1.15 million settlement is awarded to dozens of rent-stabilized tenants in Queens who were overcharged by their landlord, Bell Realty (press release)

The North Bronx affordable housing development Co-op City secures $621 million in federal government loans with $124 million for repairs (Bronx Times)

After a two-year dip, eviction processing in New York starts to increase (The New York Times)

A study by the Urban Institute looks at what affordable housing does to nearby property values (Bloomberg)

How historic preservation battles can also prevent social change (The Atlantic)

Go on a video tour of an abandoned Upper West Side limestone mansion asking $22 million—and hear what it take to restore it (Architectural Digest)

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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 three silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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