Landlords are leaving apartments vacant, the second span of the Kosciuszko Bridge is open, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
August 29, 2019 - 11:00AM

The second span of the Kosciuszko Bridge is finally open to traffic (Gothamist)

Rent-regulated apartments at Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village are being kept vacant as landlords devise ways to maximize profits after the rent reforms (The Real Deal)

There are calls for NY's elevator safety laws to be updated after a man was killed as he stepped out of one at an apartment building in Kips Bay last week (The Village)

Submissions are open for ways to improve NYC’s schools, parks, libraries, facilities, and public housing through the Participatory Budgeting process (press release)

Co-living company, Outpost Club, has acquired more of its troubled competitor, Bedly, expanding its apartment inventory in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and New Jersey (press release)

Governors Island’s glamping retreat has gone upscale with five plush new cabins—though the price tag might sting at $595 per night (Curbed NY)

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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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