Crime rates tied to evictions, taxing empty vacation homes, & more

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

In New York's historically Black neighborhoods, owners who want to sell grapple with the consequences of gentrification (The New York Times)

A Philadelphia report sees a connection between evictions and rising crime rates (The Crime Report)

Economists say taxing empty vacation homes isn't a strategy to get more affordable housing (Bloomberg)

Homeless advocates express hope that New York's next governor, Kathy Hochul, will address housing issues (City Limits)

Governor Andrew Cuomo leaves behind unfinished transportation projects, including congestion pricing for Manhattan (The New York Times)

Glass-fronted china cabinets are having a retro moment (Apartment Therapy)

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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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