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 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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