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

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

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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 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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