A stand-off prevents eviction, confusion over schools reopening, & more

By Emily Myers | July 9, 2020 - 10:00AM 


Tenants in Crown Heights staved off eviction after a stand-off with a landlord they claim was harassing them to move out (Gothamist)

The back and forth continues over the reopening of schools. Governor Andrew Cuomo says a decision will be made in early August (abc7)

Contractors who violate pandemic safety requirements will be issued tickets from Department of Building inspectors (Real Estate Weekly)

A new PropertyShark study looks at how much space $250,000 buys in the 100 largest U.S. cities (press release)

There are calls to end Brooklyn’s popular West Indian Day Parade in order to spare the NYPD's budget (Brooklyn Paper)

Governor's Island is reopening to the public for walking and biking on July 15th (Untapped Cities)

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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