Preventing the next Surfside, no MTA fare hike, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
July 20, 2021 - 10:45AM

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The tragic building collapse in Surfside is drawing attention to NYC condo and co-op boards' responsibilities and the need for structural integrity inspections by the city (The Real Deal)

Housing officials reach a deal to turn 14 homeless shelters in the Bronx into permanent affordable housing for hundreds of families (City Limits)

The city's homeless youth are finally getting rent help, but the aid could be short lived (The City)

As New Yorkers slowly return to the subway, MTA board members say there's no fare hike this year (Gothamist) 

Pandemic safety nets like the eviction moratorium and unemployment benefits are coming to an end—here's advice on how to cope (The New York Times)

After years of neglect NYCHA plans to overhaul its closed and rundown playgrounds (The City)

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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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