June target for slow reopening, eviction ban has some caveats, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
May 12, 2020 - 10:30AM


June is being eyed as a reopening date for NYC if coronavirus-related data continues its downward trend (New York Post)

The eviction moratorium now running through August only applies to tenants qualifying for unemployment or those who can't pay rent due to coronavirus (The Real Deal)

A Brooklyn Airbnb host has won a battle with the city—which must now pay back the fines it imposed (New York Daily News)

Columbia University is facing protests from graduate students who want rent canceled and say they aren't getting the right support (Gothamist)

Alternative-side parking rules will be back next week before being suspended again after streets are cleaned (New York Daily News)

Three years after StreetEasy launched a controversial Premier Agent ad program, tighter regulations for online apartment listings will be in place in November (The Real Deal)

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Emily Myers

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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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