Facebook investigated over housing discrimination, the murky rules on rent-stabilized hotels, & more

By Emily Myers | July 2, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Facebook is being investigated over claims data was used to discriminate in New York housing (NY Daily News)

A rush to beat the mansion tax spurs Manhattan apartment purchases (Crain's New York)

A man who booked one night at a rent-stabilized hotel in NYC now claims he owns the entire building (The Real Deal)

The number of speed cameras in New York City will hit 2,000 as the traps are installed across the five boroughs (The Crime Report)

A community garden and veg patch aimed to help immigrants in Queens is being built on either side of the 69th Street overpass in Woodside (NY Curbed)

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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