Boomers aren't selling, outdoor dining to stay, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
July 8, 2021 - 10:30AM


Baby boomers aren't selling their properties—intensifying inventory shortages and price increases for younger buyers (The New York Times)

Current outdoor dining rules for New York City will continue for at least another year (Brooklyn Eagle)

RealtyHop's Housing Affordability Index for July ranks NYC the least-affordable housing market in the U.S. (press release)

Con Edison is working with the Department of Transport to install electric vehicle charging stations throughout New York City (press release)

To reduce vandalism and graffiti, green plywood fences around stalled construction sites will be replaced with chain link fences (City Land)

Why everything from goods to services feels more expensive right now (Vox)


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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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