Legionnaires' disease in Harlem, Bronx landlord faces violations, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
August 19, 2021 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground

New York City officials are investigating the water in several cooling towers in Harlem after a cluster of residents developed Legionnaires' disease (amNY)

Housing advocates call on Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign several fair housing bills before leaving office (The Real Deal)

A landlord in the Bronx is facing violations after granite bannisters on his property collapsed killing an eight-year-old (Bronx Times)

Construction is underway of an 11-story affordable housing project in Bed-Stuy organized around a year-round indoor garden (New York Yimby)

An agent dresses in a full suit of armor in sweltering heat to sell a property—and goes viral (Digg)

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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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