Socialists in Albany, best cities for renters, & more

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

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A recent study by WalletHub weighed the best and worst cities across the U.S. for renters (The New York Times)

What impact would newly elected socialists in the 213-member legislature have on real estate legislation? (The Real Deal)

NYCHA tenants in Red Hook are overwhelmed by the number of Hurricane Sandy-related renovations taking place this summer (Brooklyn Paper)

New York is among three states suing the Trump administration over a new rule that they argue could lead to predatory lending schemes (Crain's)

Five new subway maps are being tested and the MTA wants feedback on the designs—including a makeover of a controversial minimalist map from the 1970s (NY Post)

Columbia University faculty are under pressure to hold in-person classes (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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