Requesting rent relief, a Billionaire's Row shelter, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
June 1, 2021 - 10:30AM

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Applications for rent relief will be accepted as of today by the state agency distributing funds to qualifying tenants (The City)

Plans for a homeless shelter at the Park Savoy Hotel near Billionaire’s Row can move forward after a lawsuit opposing it was rejected by a judge (Gothamist)

The City Council's effort to ban natural gas in new developments gets pushback from those who say costs will be passed on to tenants (The Real Deal)

A $5.3 million deal is proposed to preserve an ancient burial site belonging to the Shinnecock Indian Nation, which is on prime Hamptons real estate (AP via Newsday)

After four years of delays the new Gateway Tunnel is approved with $11.6 billion of federal funding (The New York Times)

A legal battle against Two Bridges in Lower Manhattan ends as the New York Court of Appeals refuses to hear from groups opposing the development (The Real Deal)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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