Congestion pricing delay, new development review process restarts, & more

By Emily Myers | July 16, 2020 - 10:30AM 


The roll-out of congestion pricing in Manhattan is delayed by at least a year—pushing it out to 2022 (Curbed NY)

A newly launched site will allow NYC developers to move forward with public review of their projects through remote meetings (press release)

A lawsuit claiming a plan to reconvene in-person court cases is rushed and dangerous could have implications for housing court (Law360)

Summer heat and work-from-home patterns are putting additional stress on the electrical grid, making blackouts possible (Gothamist)

For 9 percent of adults in the U.S., the coronavirus pandemic has prompted them to delay home ownership, according to data from (press release)

Mask-free pandemic parties are popping up in NYC (Gothamist)

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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