A second curfew for NYC, legal action over eviction ban, & more

By Emily Myers | June 2, 2020 - 10:30AM 

Protests against racial injustice and the death of George Floyd continued in New York City overnight, prompting Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce an 8 p.m. curfew for tonight, Tuesday (Patch)

Long criticized for its lack of diversity, NYC's real estate industry reflects on how to address systematic racism (The Real Deal) 

A group of New York landlords are suing the governor over the eviction moratorium (The Real Deal via Crain’s)

Council member Brad Lander has blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio's executive budget for eliminating 20,000 affordable housing units (press release)

The end of the extra $600 weekly unemployment benefits threatens rent payments (Forbes) 

The coronavirus means New York’s Metropolitan Opera will keep its curtains closed until New Year’s Eve (Reuters)

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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