Westchester Section 8 bias lawsuit, CDC eviction ban stands, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
July 1, 2021 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground 

After a similar lawsuit in NYC, dozens of landlords and brokers in Westchester face legal action for illegally discriminating against low-income tenants with Section 8 vouchers (press release)

The Supreme Court declines to lift the CDC's eviction ban—giving hard-hit renters a small victory (The Vox)

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council agree to a $98.7 billion pandemic recovery budget (Crain's New York)

Concerns are raised about the results of the Democratic primary for NYC mayor after a botched preliminary tally (The New York Times)

After four days of extreme high temperatures, Mayor Bill de Blasio announces a heat emergency (amNY)

An affordable housing lottery has opened for 55 units at 1089 President St. in Crown Heights, part of the controversial redevelopment of the Bedford-Union Armory (Brownstoner)

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Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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