Homeless to head back to shelters, landlords fed up, & more

By Emily Myers | June 17, 2021 - 10:30AM 

New York City plans to move about 8,000 homeless people out of hotel rooms and back to shelters by the end of July (The New York Times)

As Covid restrictions are lifted in New York, landlords want the eviction moratorium to end (The Real Deal)

The redevelopment of an industrial site at Willets Point in Queens is underway with a plan to build 1,100 below-market-rate apartments and a school (amNY)

secretive safety team at Airbnb jumps into action to prevent PR disasters when a stay goes horribly wrong (Bloomberg)

New Yorkers share their thoughts about what it's like to ride the subway now (Gothamist)

An affordable housing lottery launches for rent-stabilized apartments in Hunter's Point in Long Island City (Housing Connect)

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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